If fame belonged to me, I could not escape her; if she did not, the longest day would pass me on the chase, and the approbation of my dog would forsake me then. My barefoot rank is better.
They might not need me; but they might. I’ll let my head be just in sight; a smile as small as mine might be precisely their necessity.
A wounded deer leaps the highest.
People need hard times and oppression to develop psychic muscles.
I never had a mother. I suppose a mother is one to whom you hurry when you are troubled.
I am growing handsome very fast indeed! I expect I shall be the belle of Amherst when I reach my 17th year. I don’t doubt that I shall have perfect crowds of admirers at that age. Then how I shall delight to make them await my bidding, and with what delight shall I witness their suspense while I make my final decision.
To love is so startling it leaves little time for anything else.
Fame is a fickle food upon a shifting plate.
Parting is all we know of heaven, and all we need of hell.
Saying nothing… sometimes says the most.