The sound of a kiss is not so loud as that of a cannon, but its echo lasts a great deal longer.
Quote by Oliver Wendell Holmes
Most people are willing to take the Sermon on the Mount as a flag to...
A man's mind stretched by a new idea can never go back to its original...
Rough work, iconoclasm, but the only way to get at truth.
Where we love is home, home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts.
Knowledge like timber shouldn't be mush use till they are seasoned.
Through our great good fortune, in our youth our hearts were touched with fire. It...
Death tugs at my ear and says: Live, I am coming.
The Amen of nature is always a flower.
A person is always startled when he hears himself called old for the first time.
Without wearing any mask we are conscious of, we have a special face for each...
Speak clearly, if you speak at all; carve every word before you let it fall.
Don't flatter yourself that friendship authorizes you to say disagreeable things to your intimates. The...
It is the province of knowledge to speak, and it is the privilege of wisdom...
The greatest act of faith is when a man understands he is not God.
The longing for certainty... is in every human mind. But certainty is generally illusion.
And silence, like a poultice, comes to heal the blows of sound
Love is the master key which opens the gates of happiness.
A good and true woman is said to resemble a Cremona fiddle: age but increases...
Old wine and friends improve with age.
Children are a great comfort in your old age - and they help you reach...
Good taste and humour...are a contradiction in terms, like a chaste whore.