The same people who can deny others everything are famous for refusing themselves nothing.
Quote by Leigh Hunt
The person who can be only serious or only cheerful, is but half a man.
If you are ever at a loss to support a flagging conversation, introduce the subject...
Wit is the clash and reconcilement of incongruities, the meeting of extremes around a corner
Stolen kisses are always sweetest.
Colors are the smiles of nature.
If you ever have to support a flagging conversation, introduce the topic of eating.
Sympathizing and selfish people are alike, both given to tears.
Great woman belong to history and to self sacrifice.
Stolen kisses are always sweetest
Those who have lost an infant are never, in a way, without an infant.
If you ever have to support a flagging conversation, introduce the topic of eating
The groundwork of all happiness is health.
There are two worlds: the world we can measure with line and rule, and the...
The only place a new hat can be carried into with safety is a church,...
Your second-hand bookseller is second to none in the worth of the treasures he dispenses.
Affection, like melancholy, magnifies trifles; but the magnifying of the one is like looking through...
It is books that teach us to refine our pleasures when young, and to recall...
I hate books; they only teach us to talk about things we know nothing about.
Ultimately, nobody can get more out of things, including books that he already knows. For...
A book is one of the most patient of all man's inventions. Centuries mean nothing...