I know not all that may be coming, but be it what it will, I'll go to it laughing.
Quote by Herman Melville
Better to sleep with a sober cannibal than a drunken Christian.
He pressed his forehead against mine, clasped me round the waist, and said that henceforth...
There are some persons in this world, who, unable to give better proof of being...
There is no dignity in wickedness, whether in purple or rags; and hell is a...
It is not down in any map; true places never are.
A smile is the chosen vehicle of all ambiguities.
Art is the objectification of feeling.
God help thee, old man, thy thoughts have created a creature in thee; and he...
If some books are deemed most baneful and their sale forbid, how, then, with deadlier...
Truth is the silliest thing under the sun. Try to get a living by the...
Whatever fortune brings, don't be afraid of doing things.
Do not presume, well-housed, well-warmed, and well-fed, to criticize the poor
To the last, I grapple with thee; From Hell's heart, I stab at thee; For...
We may have civilized bodies and yet barbarous souls. We are blind to the real...
Let us speak, though we show all our faults and weaknesses, - for it is...
The march of conquest through wild provinces, may be the march of Mind; but not...
I am, as I am; whether hideous, or handsome, depends upon who is made judge.
He who has never failed somewhere, that man can not be great.
Better sleep with a sober cannibal than a drunken Christian.
It is impossible to talk or to write without apparently throwing oneself helplessly open.