The fool of nature stood with stupid eyes And gaping mouth, that testified surprise
Quote by John Dryden
When he spoke, what tender words he used! So softly, that like flakes of feathered...
Love is not in our choice but in our fate.
All objects lose by too familiar a view.
The sooner you treat your son as a man, the sooner he will be one.
We first make our habits, and then our habits make us.
War is the trade of kings.
All heiresses are beautiful.
There is a pleasure in being mad which none but madmen know.
Words are but pictures of our thoughts.
Love reckons hours for months, and days for years; And every little absence is an...
Fool that I was, upon my eagle's wings I bore this wren, till I was...
Look round the habitable world, how few Know their own good, or, knowing it, pursue!
And plenty makes us poor.
Sometimes we see things not as they are but as we are: Love brings understanding
For truth has such a face and such a mien, as to be loved needs...
Go miser go, for money sell your soul. Trade wares for wares and trudge from...
Time, place, and action may with pains be wrought, But Genius must be born; and...
Intellectuals solve problems; geniuses prevent them.
Genius is no more than childhood recaptured at will, childhood equipped now with man's physical...
What is genius, anyway, if it isn't the ability to give an adequate response to...