Greatness is a spiritual condition worthy to excite love, interest, and admiration; and the outward proof of possessing greatness is that we excite love, interest and admiration.
Love is not in our choice but in our fate.
A sorrow’s crown of sorrow is remembering happier times.
I am about to take my last voyage, a great leap in the dark.
The battle for women’s rights has been largely won.
I strove with none; for none was worth my strife.
Democracy means government by discussion, but it is only effective if you can stop people talking.
Behold the child, by Nature’s kindly law pleased with a rattle, tickled with a straw.
My early and invincible love of reading I would not exchange for all the riches of India.
It should here be added that poetry habitually takes the form of verse.