Sad Patience, too near neighbour to despair.
The freethinking of one age is the common sense of the next.
Poetry; a criticism of life under the conditions fixed for such a criticism by the laws of poetic truth and poetic beauty.
The need of expansion is as genuine an instinct in man as the need in a plant for the light, or the need in man himself for going upright. The love of liberty is simply the instinct in man for expansion.
Because thou must not dream, thou need not despair.
Resolve to be thyself: and know that he who finds himself, loses his misery.
Journalism is literature in a hurry.
The pursuit of perfection, then, is the pursuit of sweetness and light.
Home of lost causes, and forsaken beliefs, and unpopular names, and impossible loyalties!
Culture is to know the best that has been said and thought in the world.