All speech, written or spoken, is a dead language, until it finds a willing and prepared hearer.
Quote by Robert Louis Stevenson
Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant.
The world is so full of a number of things, I'm sure we should all...
To be wholly devoted to some intellectual exercise is to have succeeded in life.
I have a little shadow that goes in and out with me, And what can...
You can read Kant by yourself, if you wanted to; but you must share a...
An aim in life is the only fortune worth finding.
Marriage is one long conversation, checkered by disputes.
I hate cynicism a great deal worse than I do the devil; unless perhaps the...
Everybody, sooner or later, sits down to a banquet of consequences.
The very flexibility and ease which make men's friendships so agreeable while they endure, make...
He who sows hurry reaps indigestion.
We are all travelers in the wilderness of this world, and the best we can...
A faculty for idleness implies a catholic appetite and a strong sense of personal identity.
Youth is wholly experimental
The correction of silence is what kills; when you know you have transgressed, and your...
Vanity dies hard; in some obstinate cases it outlives the man.
Marriage is one long conversation, chequered by disputes.
Once you are married, there is nothing left for you, not even suicide.
The body is a house of many windows: there we all sit, showing ourselves and...
It is one thing to mortify curiosity, another to conquer it.