Female beauty is an important Minor Sacrament which cannot be received too often; I am not at all sure that neglect of it does not constitute a sin of some kind
Quote by Robertson Davies
A truly great book should be read in youth, again in maturity and once more...
Few people can see genius in someone who has offended them.
Many a promising career has been wrecked by marrying the wrong sort of woman. The...
I do not 'get' ideas; ideas get me.
The love of truth lies at the root of much humor.
If we seek the pleasures of love, passion should be occasional and common sense continual.
Fanaticism is overcompensation for doubt.
Inactivity and deprivation of all accustomed stimulus is not rest; it is a preparation for...
Students today are a pretty solemn lot. One of the really notable achievements of the...
Every man is wise when attacked by a mad dog; fewer when pursued by a...
There are times when I think that the reading I have done in the past...
Canada is not really a place where you are encouraged to have large spiritual adventures.
A happy childhood has spoiled many a promising life.
Only a fool expects to be happy all the time.
If we seek the pleasures of love, passion should be occasional, and common sense continual.
What we call luck is the inner man externalized. We make things happen to us.
We wanted to meet him, for though we were neither of us naive people we...
The clerisy are those who read for pleasure, but not for idleness; who read for...
The wise man reads both books and life itself.
The megaselling books by celebrities are not so much books as products.