For God's sake, give me the young man who has brains enough to make a fool of himself
Quote by Robert Louis Stevenson
Each has his own tree of ancestors, but at the top of all sits Probably...
The difficulty of literature is not to write, but to write what you mean
The correction of silence is what kills; when you know you have transgressed, and your...
We are all travellers in the wilderness of this world, and the best we can...
All speech, written or spoken, is a dead language, until it finds a willing and...
It is not so much for its beauty that the forest makes a claim upon...
The cruelest lies are often told in silence
Nothing more strongly arouses our disgust than cannibalism, yet we make the same impression on...
It is the mark of a good action that it appears inevitable in retrospect.
You could read Kant by yourself, if you wanted; but you must share a joke...
Absences are a good influence in love and keep it bright and delicate.
Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant.
There is no duty we so much underrate as the duty of being happy. By...
When I am grown to man's estate I shall be very proud and great. And...
Peace is the one condition of survival in this nuclear age.
So long as we are loved by others I should say that we are almost...
Marriage is one long conversation, chequered by disputes.
Most of our pocket wisdom is conceived for the use of mediocre people, to discourage...
Highly developed spirits often encounter resistance from mediocre minds.
Mediocrity can talk; but it is for genius to observe