There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts.
Quote by Charles Dickens
He would make a lovely corpse.
I do not know the American gentleman, God forgive me for putting two such words...
Oh the nerves, the nerves; the mysteries of this machine called man! Oh the little...
Let me feel now what sharp distress I may
I only ask to be free. The butterflies are free.
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has plenty; not on your past...
The civility which money will purchase, is rarely extended to those who have none.
Whatever I have tried to do in life, I have tried with all my heart...
Black are the brooding clouds and troubled the deep waters, when the Sea of Thought,...
Subdue your appetites, my dears, and you've conquered human nature
Eccentricities of genius.
In the little world in which children have their existence, whosoever brings them up, there...
I feel an earnest and humble desire, and shall till I die, to increase the...
Cows are my passion. What I have ever sighed for has been to retreat to...
A day wasted on others is not wasted on one's self.
Our affections, however laudable, in this transitory world, should never master us; we should guide...
The pain of parting is nothing to the joy of meeting again.
Papa, potatoes, poultry, prunes and prism, are all very good words for the lips.
Regrets are the natural property of grey hairs.
If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers.