Do you not see how necessary a world of pains and troubles is to school an intelligence and make it a soul?
Land and sea, weakness and decline are great separators, but death is the great divorcer for ever.
I will give you a definition of a proud man: he is a man who has neither vanity nor wisdom one filled with hatreds cannot be vain, neither can he be wise.
You are always new, the last of your kisses was ever the sweetest.
He ne’er is crowned with immortality Who fears to follow where airy voices lead.
I have two luxuries to brood over in my walks, your loveliness and the hour of my death. O that I could have possession of them both in the same minute.
Much have I traveled in the realms of gold, and many goodly states and kingdoms seen.
The excellency of every art is its intensity, capable of making all disagreeable evaporate.
Here lies one whose name was writ in water.
Love is my religion – I could die for it.