For a sensation to be felt as pain is for it to be pain.
The lines of poetry, the period of prose, and even the texts of Scripture most frequently recollected and quoted, are those which are felt to be preeminently musical.
A fool and his words are soon parted.
Laws are generally found to be nets of such a texture, as the little creep through, the great break through, and the middle-sized are alone entangled in it.
It really is a nice theory. The only defect I think it has is probably common to all philosophical theories. It’s wrong.
The children whom nobody leads by the hand are the children who know they are children.
My poverty is not complete: it lacks me.
Zealous men are ever displaying to you the strength of their belief, while judicious men are showing you the grounds of it.
Flowers are without hope. Because hope is tomorrow and flowers have no tomorrow.
A liar begins with making falsehood appear like truth, and ends with making truth itself appear like falsehood.