Friendship is a sheltering tree.
Quote by Samuel Taylor Coleridge
No mind is thoroughly well organized that is deficient in a sense of humor.
All sympathy not consistent with acknowledged virtue is but disguised selfishness.
Love is the admiration and cherishing of the amiable qualities of the beloved person, upon...
The faults of great authors are generally excellences carried to an excess.
Good and bad men are less than they seem.
Our own heart, and not other men's opinions form our true honor.
Common-sense in an uncommon degree is what the world calls wisdom.
No one does anything from a single motive.
He is the best physician who is the most ingenious inspirer of hope.
In politics, what begins in fear usually ends in failure.
Poetry: the best words in the best order
The principle of the Gothic architecture is infinity made imaginable.
The genius of the Spanish people is exquisitely subtle, without being at all acute; hence...
The happiness of life is made up of minute fractions - the little, soon forgotten...
Language is the armory of the human mind, and at once contains the trophies of...
Swans sing before they die - 'twere no bad thing should certain persons die before...
General principles... are to the facts as the root and sap of a tree are...
All sympathy not consistent with acknowledged virtue is but disguised selfishness
Selfishness is the greatest curse of the human race
The selfishness must be discovered and understood before it can be removed. It is powerless...