Going home must be like going to render an account.
Any work that aspires, however humbly, to the condition of art should carry its justification in every line.
It is to be remarked that a good many people are born curiously unfitted for the fate waiting them on… (read more)
You shall judge a man by his foes as well as by his friends.
There are men here and there to whom the whole of life is like an after-dinner hour with a cigar;… (read more)
The sea has never been friendly to man. At most it has been the accomplice of human restlessness.
Gossip is what no one claims to like, but everybody enjoys.
As in political so in literary action a man wins friends for himself mostly by the passion of his prejudices… (read more)