It is with words as with sunbeams – the more they are condensed, the deeper they burn.
Order is the sanity of the mind, the health of the body, the peace of the city, the security of the state. Like beams in a house or bones to a body, so is order to all things.
How little do they see what is, who frame their hasty judgments upon that which seems.
What will not woman, gentle woman dare; when strong affection stirs her spirit up?
All deception in the course of life is indeed nothing else but a lie reduced to practice, and falsehood passing from words into things.
If you would be pungent, be brief; for it is with words as with sunbeams – the more they are condensed, the deeper they burn.
The loss of a friend is like that of a limb; time may heal the anguish of the wound, but the loss cannot be repaired.
They sin who tell us Love can die: with Life all other passions fly, all others are but vanity.
A kitten is in the animal world what a rosebud is in the garden.
Not where I breathe, but where I love, I live; Not where I love, but where I am, I die.