It is a wise tune that knows its own father, and I like my music to be the legitimate offspring of respectable parents.
Quote by Samuel Butler
From a worldly point of view, there is no mistake so great as that of...
Letters are like wine; if they are sound they ripen with keeping. A man should...
The sinews of art and literature, like those of war, are money.
Evil is like water, it abounds, is cheap, soon fouls, but runs itself clear of...
God was satisfied with his own work, and that is fatal.
The history of art is the history of revivals
Women can stand a beating except when it is with their own weapons.
If God wants us to do a thing, he should make his wishes sufficiently clear....
A hen is only an egg's way of making another egg.
A lawyer's dream of heaven: every man reclaimed his property at the resurrection, and each...
The function of vice is to keep virtue within reasonable bounds.
Though analogy is often misleading, it is the least misleading thing we have.
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but a little want of knowledge is also...
To die is but to leave off dying and do the thing once for all.
Neither irony or sarcasm is argument.
Life is like playing a violin solo in public and learning the instrument as one...
Fear is static that prevents me from hearing myself.
Morality is the custom of one's country and the current feeling of one's peers
It is something to be able to paint a particular picture, or to carve a...
The true artist doesn't substitute immorality for morality. On the contrary, he always substitutes a...