Shelley is truth itself and honour itself notwithstanding his out-of-the-way notions about religion.
The place is very well and quiet and the children only scream in a low voice.
Those who will not reason, are bigots, those who cannot, are fools, and those who dare not, are slaves.
For what were all these country patriots born? To hunt, and vote, and raise the price of corn?
I would rather have a nod from an American, than a snuff-box from an emperor.
Man’s love is of man’s life a part; it is a woman’s whole existence. In her first passion, a woman loves her lover, in all the others all she loves is love.
I cannot help thinking that the menace of Hell makes as many devils as the severe penal codes of inhuman humanity make villains.
Society is now one polished horde, formed of two mighty tries, the Bores and Bored.
Out of chaos God made a world, and out of high passions comes a people.
In England the only homage which they pay to Virtue – is hypocrisy.