It is books that teach us to refine our pleasures when young, and to recall them with satisfaction when we are old.
Quote by Leigh Hunt
The person who can be only serious or only cheerful, is but half a man.
There are two worlds: the world we can measure with line and rule, and the...
Great woman belong to history and to self sacrifice.
The only place a new hat can be carried into with safety is a church,...
If you ever have to support a flagging conversation, introduce the topic of eating
Affection, like melancholy, magnifies trifles; but the magnifying of the one is like looking through...
Your second-hand bookseller is second to none in the worth of the treasures he dispenses.
If you ever have to support a flagging conversation, introduce the topic of eating.
The same people who can deny others everything are famous for refusing themselves nothing.
Sympathizing and selfish people are alike, both given to tears.
Stolen kisses are always sweetest.
Colors are the smiles of nature.
Wit is the clash and reconcilement of incongruities, the meeting of extremes around a corner
Those who have lost an infant are never, in a way, without an infant.
Stolen kisses are always sweetest
If you are ever at a loss to support a flagging conversation, introduce the subject...
The groundwork of all happiness is health.