Came but for friendship, and took away love.
It’s the boredom that kills you. You read until you’re tired of that. You do crossword puzzles until you’re tired of that. This is torture. This is mental torture.
No, there’s nothing half so sweet in life as love’s young dream.
And the heart that is soonest awake to the flowers is always the first to be touch’d by the thorns.
Neither the life of an individual nor the history of a society can be understood without understanding both.
Every revolution has its counterrevolution – that is a sign the revolution is for real.
A pretty wife is something for the fastidious vanity of a roue to retire upon.
If I were an American, as I am an Englishman, while a foreign troop was landed in my country, I never would lay down my arms never never never!
It is only to the happy that tears are a luxury.
While mantling on the maiden’s cheek Young roses kindled into thought.