Insanity is often the logic of an accurate mind overtaxed.
Quote by Oliver Wendell Holmes
The mode by which the inevitable comes to pass is effort.
Don't flatter yourself that friendship authorizes you to say disagreeable things to your intimates. The...
Pretty much all the honest truth-telling there is in the world is done by children.
Man's mind stretched to a new idea never goes back to its original dimensions.
Love prefers twilight to daylight
It is very lonely sometimes, trying to play God.
Age, like distance, lends a double charm.
The world's great men have not commonly been great scholars, nor its great scholars great...
The great thing in the world is not so much where we stand, as in...
A good and true woman is said to resemble a Cremona fiddle: age but increases...
A thought is often original, though you have uttered it a hundred times.
The man who is always worrying about whether or not his soul would be damned...
Man has will, but woman has her way.
Men do not quit playing because they grow old; they grow old because they quit...
Don't be consistent but be simple true.
Controversy equalizes fools and wise men - and the fools know it.
There is something frightful in the way in which not only characteristic qualities, but particular...
The great end of living is to harmonize man with the order of things
We live but a fraction of our lives
I have never advocated war except as a means of peace.