Love will find a way through paths where wolves fear to prey.
Hypocrisy is the most difficult and nerve-racking vice that any man can pursue; it needs an unceasing vigilance and a rare detachment of spirit. It cannot, like adultery or gluttony, be practiced at spare moments; it is a whole-time job
The power of Thought, the magic of the Mind!
In solitude, where we are least alone.
All tragedies are finished by a death, all comedies by a marriage.
Opinions are made to be changed -or how is truth to be got at?
Love without passion is dreary; passion without love is horrific.
The best of prophets of the future is the past
Man being reasonable must get drunk; The best of life is but intoxication; Glory, the grape, love, gold - in these are sunk - The hopes of all men and of every nation
Who tracks the steps of glory to the grave?
I am bound to furnish my antagonists with arguments, but not with comprehension.
A celebrity is one who is known to many persons he is glad he doesn't know.
Thou need'st not answer; thy confession speaks, Already redd'ning in thy guilty cheeks.
To what gulfs A single deviation from the track Of human duties leads even those who claim The homage of mankind as their born due, And find it, till they forfeit it themselves!
All human history attests That happiness for man,--the hungry sinner!-- Since Eve ate apples, much depends on dinner.