Music is well said to be the speech of angels.
Quote by Thomas Carlyle
In the long-run every Government is the exact symbol of its People, with their wisdom...
There is a great discovery still to be made in literature, that of paying literary...
Show me the man you honor, and I will know what kind of man you...
Necessity dispenseth with decorum.
Imagination is a poor matter when it has to part company with understanding.
The main business is not to see what lies dimly at a distance but to...
I do not believe in the collective wisdom of individual ignorance.
Experience is the best of schoolmasters, only the school fees are heavy
In books lies the soul of the whole past time.
It is the heart always that sees, before the head can see
If there be no enemy there's no fight. If no fight, no victory and if...
Make yourself an honest man, and then you may be sure there is one less...
If you do not wish a man to do a thing, you had better get...
Of all acts of man repentance is the most divine. The greatest of all faults...
Humor has justly been regarded as the finest perfection of poetic genius.
Thought is the parent of the deed.
Everywhere the human soul stands between a hemisphere of light and another of darkness; on...
A force as of madness in the hands of reason has done all that was...
The great proof of madness is the disproportion of one's designs to one's means.
There is no genius free from some tincture of madness