England has always been disinclined to accept human nature.
Faith, to my mind, is a stiffening process, a sort of mental starch.
For our vanity is such that we hold our own characters immutable, and we are slow to acknowledge that they… (read more)
History develops, art stands still.
Charm, in most men and nearly all women, is a decoration.
Creative writers are always greater than the causes that they represent.
Death destroys a man, but the idea of death saves him.
Either life entails courage, or it ceases to be life.