Memory is a man's real possession...In nothing else is he rich, in nothing else is he poor.
To be occasionally quoted is the only fame I care for.
It is not so much consequence what you say, as how you say it. Memorable sentences are memorable, on account of some single irradiating word.
Love is but the discovery of ourselves in others, and the delight in the recognition.
A great man is the man who does something for the first time.
Books are a finer world within the world.
Christmas is the day that holds all time together.
Death is the ugly fact which Nature has to hide, and she hides it well.
We bury love; Forgetfulness grows over it like grass: That is a thing to weep for, not the dead
The saddest thing that befalls a soul Is when it loses faith in God and woman.
I go into my library and all history unrolls before me.
Every man's road in life is marked by the graves of his personal liking
A man's real possession is his memory. In nothing else is he rich, in nothing else is he poor.
Trees are your best antiques
In life there is nothing more unexpected and surprising than the arrivals and departures of pleasure. If we find it in one place to-day, it is vain to seek it there to-morrow. You can not lay a trap for it.