There are no facts, only interpretations.
The advantage of a bad memory is that one enjoys several times the same good thing for the first time.
Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence.
External nature is only internal nature writ large.
Every beauty which is seen here by persons of perception resembles more than anything else that celestial source from which we all are come.
All of us have moments in our lives that test our courage. Taking children into a house with a white carpet is one of them.
Everyone is born a genius, but the process of living de-geniuses them.
Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands
A woman can be over dressed but never over elegant.
Will and intellect are one and the same thing.
After all, science is essentially international, and it is only through lack of the historical sense that national qualities have been attributed to it.
Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died.
I would define, in brief, the poetry of words as the rhythmical creation of Beauty.
All men are liable to error; and most men are, in many points, by passion or interest, under temptation to it.
Rich men's houses are seldom beautiful, rarely comfortable, and never original. It is a constant source of surprise to people of moderate means to observe how little a big fortune contributes to Beauty.
There's no such thing as perfect writing, just like there's no such thing as perfect despair.
Talk low, talk slow and don't say too much.
There is no such thing as a Christian child: only a child of Christian parents.
I have only ever read one book in my life, and that is White Fang. It's so frightfully good I've never bothered to read another.
Who the hell wants fourteen pairs of shoes when they go on holiday? I haven't had fourteen pairs in my life.
The good times of today are the sad thoughts of tomorrow.