Love is not altogether a delirium, yet it has many points in common therewith.
Teach a parrot the terms ‘supply and demand’ and you’ve got an economist.
Every noble work is at first impossible.
Music is well said to be the speech of angels.
Doubt, of whatever kind, can be ended by action alone.
Nothing that was worthy in the past departs; no truth or goodness realized by man ever dies, or can die.
The three great elements of modern civilization, Gun powder, Printing, and the Protestant religion.
No sadder proof can be given by a man of his own littleness than disbelief in great men.
Everywhere in life, the true question is not what we gain, but what we do.
There is a great discovery still to be made in literature, that of paying literary men by the quantity they do not write.