The world owes all its onward impulses to men ill at ease. The happy man inevitably confines himself within ancient… (read more)
A hero cannot be a hero unless in a heroic world.
A pure hand needs no glove to cover it.
A stale article, if you dip it in a good, warm, sunny smile, will go off better than a fresh… (read more)
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
It is a curious subject of observation and inquiry, whether hatred and love be not the same thing at the… (read more)
What we call real estate - the solid ground to build a house on - is the broad foundation on… (read more)
My fortune somewhat resembled that of a person who should entertain an idea of committing suicide, and, altogether beyond his… (read more)