All sympathy not consistent with acknowledged virtue is but disguised selfishness.
Good and bad men are less than they seem.
A man’s as old as he’s feeling. A woman as old as she looks.
I have seen great intolerance shown in support of tolerance.
As I live and am a man, this is an unexaggerated tale – my dreams become the substances of my life.
The genius of the Spanish people is exquisitely subtle, without being at all acute; hence there is so much humour and so little wit in their literature.
The man’s desire is for the woman; but the woman’s desire is rarely other than for the desire of the man.
The love of a mother is the veil of a softer light between the heart and the heavenly Father.
Reviewers are usually people who would have been, poets, historians, biographer, if they could. They have tried their talents at one thing or another and have failed; therefore they turn critic.
The happiness of life is made up of minute fractions – the little, soon forgotten charities of a kiss or a smile, a kind look or heartfelt compliment.