Wit is the clash and reconcilement of incongruities, the meeting of extremes around a corner
Quote by Leigh Hunt
The only place a new hat can be carried into with safety is a church,...
If you ever have to support a flagging conversation, introduce the topic of eating.
The groundwork of all happiness is health.
If you are ever at a loss to support a flagging conversation, introduce the subject...
Stolen kisses are always sweetest.
Your second-hand bookseller is second to none in the worth of the treasures he dispenses.
Those who have lost an infant are never, in a way, without an infant.
The same people who can deny others everything are famous for refusing themselves nothing.
There are two worlds: the world we can measure with line and rule, and the...
Stolen kisses are always sweetest
Great woman belong to history and to self sacrifice.
Sympathizing and selfish people are alike, both given to tears.
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...
The person who can be only serious or only cheerful, is but half a man.
If you ever have to support a flagging conversation, introduce the topic of eating
Colors are the smiles of nature.