Human affairs are so obscure and various that nothing can be clearly known.
But Wordsworth is the poet I admire above all others.
It is an unscrupulous intellect that does not pay to antiquity its due reverence.
The thing about rights is that in the end you can’t prove what should be considered a right.
He who allows oppression shares the crime.
If you look at people who seek a lot of care in American cities for multiple illnesses, it’s usually people with a number of overwhelming illnesses and a lot of social problems, like housing instability, unemployment, lack of insurance, lack of housing, or just bad housing.
Fools are without number.
In order to conquer, what we need is to dare, still to dare, and always to dare.
Old age is the most unexpected of all things that happen to a man.
I am writing more than I have ever done. My life has come back to me in the most extraordinary way.