The most happy marriage I can imagine to myself would be the union of a deaf man to a blind woman.
Quote by Samuel Taylor Coleridge
A man may devote himself to death and destruction to save a nation; but no...
Every reform, however necessary, will by weak minds be carried to an excess, that itself...
Nothing is so contagious as enthusiasm.
And though thou notest from thy safe recess old friends burn dim, like lamps in...
How like herrings and onions our vices are in the morning after we have committed...
The religion of the Jews is, indeed, a light; but it is as the light...
A man's desire is for the woman, but the woman's desire is rarely other than...
Poetry: the best words in the best order
People of humor are always in some degree people of genius.
A man's as old as he's feeling. A woman as old as she looks.
I have seen great intolerance shown in support of tolerance.
Why are not more gems from our great authors scattered over the country? Great books...
Language is the armory of the human mind, and at once contains the trophies of...
There is no such thing as a worthless book though there are some far worse...
Common-sense in an uncommon degree is what the world calls wisdom.
Our own heart, and not other men's opinions form our true honor.
Talk of the devil, and his horns appear
Angels can fly because they take themselves lightly; devils fall because of their gravity.
We are each our own devil, and we make this world our hell
It is a revenge the devil sometimes takes upon the virtuous, that he entraps them...