The difference is slight, to the influence of an author, whether he is read by five hundred readers, or by five hundred thousand; if he can select the five hundred, he reaches the five hundred thousand.
Susceptibility to the highest forces is the highest genius.
I tell you the solemn truth, that the doctrine of the Trinity is not so difficult to accept for a working proposition as any one of the axioms of physics.
Simplicity is the most deceitful mistress that ever betrayed man.
Young men have a passion for regarding their elders as senile.
The proper study of mankind is woman.
Morality is a private and costly luxury.
The woman who is known only through a man is known wrong.
Every man who has at last succeeded, after long effort, in calling up the divinity which lies hidden in a woman’s heart, is startled to find that he must obey the God he summoned.
Knowledge of human nature is the beginning and end of political education.