Parents are the last people on earth who ought to have children.
Quote by Samuel Butler
Belief like any other moving body follows the path of least resistance.
To be at all is to be religious more or less
Evil is like water, it abounds, is cheap, soon fouls, but runs itself clear of...
Youth is like spring, an overpraised season
Virtue knows that it is impossible to get on without compromise, and tunes herself, as...
If people would dare to speak to one another unreservedly, there would be a good...
To live is like to love - all reason is against it, and all healthy...
There is nothing so unthinkable as thought, unless it be the entire absence of thought.
Academic and aristocratic people live in such an uncommon atmosphere that common sense can rarely...
There is no true gracefulness which is not epitomized goodness.
The man who lets himself be bored is even more contemptible than the bore.
Brigands demand your money or your life; women require both.
I really do not see much use in exalting the humble and meek; they do...
There is such a thing as doing good that evil may come.
We are not won by arguments that we can analyze but by the tone and...
I am; therefore, I think.
An open mind is all very well in its way, but it ought not to...
All animals, except man, know that the principal business of life is to enjoy it.
To give pain is the tyranny; to make happy, the true empire of beauty.
The history of the world is the record of the weakness, frailty and death of...