The happiness of life is made up of minute fractions - the little, soon-forgotten charities of a kiss or smile, a kind look, a heart-felt compliment, and the countless infinitesimals of pleasurable and genial feeling
Quote by Samuel Taylor Coleridge
The love of a mother is the veil of a softer light between the heart...
The genius of the Spanish people is exquisitely subtle, without being at all acute; hence...
A man's as old as he's feeling. A woman as old as she looks.
I wish our clever young poets would remember my homely definitions of prose and poetry;...
A poet ought not to pick nature's pocket. Let him borrow, and so borrow as...
Not one man in a thousand has the strength of mind or the goodness of...
No one does anything from a single motive.
Good and bad men are less than they seem.
How like herrings and onions our vices are in the morning after we have committed...
Language is the armory of the human mind, and at once contains the trophies of...
Love is flower like; Friendship is like a sheltering tree
Love is flower like; Friendship is like a sheltering tree.
Facts are not truths; they are not conclusions; they are not even premises, but in...
Imagination is the living power and prime agent of all human perception.
Advice is like snow; the softer it falls, the longer it dwells upon, and the...
So lonely 'twas that God himself Scarce seemed there to be.
All sympathy not consistent with acknowledged virtue is but disguised selfishness
There are two kinds of egotists: Those who admit it, and the rest of us.
Selfishness is not living as one wishes to live, it is asking others to live...
All charming people, I fancy, are spoiled. It is the secret of their attraction.