Civilization, to be worthy of the name, must afford other methods of settling human differences than those of blood letting.
The near stillness recalls what is forgotten, extinct angels.
Poetry is the art of creating imaginary gardens with real toads.
If you will tell me why the fen appears impassable, I then will tell you why I think that I can cross it if I try.
Pleasure is the carrot dangled to lead the ass to market; or the precipice.
Put your heart, mind, and soul into even your smallest acts. This is the secret of success.
My father used to say superior people never make long visits.
Christmas, children, is not a date. It is a state of mind.
We are suffering from too much sarcasm.
We always love those who admire us; we do not always love those whom we admire.