I am determined my children shall be brought up in their father's religion, if they can find out what it is.
I have done all that I came into this world to do. I have worked task work, and have the rest of the day to myself.
The most common error made in matters of appearance is the belief that one should disdain the superficial and let the true beauty of one's soul shine through. If there are places on your body where this is a possibility, you are not attractive - you are leaking.
Who first invented work, and bound the free And holiday-rejoicing spirit down. To that dry drudgery at the desk's dead wood?. Sabbathless Satan!
The human species, according to the best theory I can form of it, is composed of two distinct races, the men who borrow and the men who lend.
We gain nothing by being with such as ourselves. We encourage one another in mediocrity. I am always longing to be with men more excellent than myself.
She unbent her mind afterwards - over a book.
Your absence of mind we have borne, till your presence of body came to be called in question by it.
A laugh is worth a hundred groans in any market.
This very night I am going to leave off Tobacco! Surely there must be some other world in which this unconquerable purpose shall be realized.
The red-letter days, now become, to all intents and purposes, dead-letter days.
Shakespeare is one of the last books one should like to give up, perhaps the one just before the Dying Service in a large Prayer book.
His face when he repeats his verses hath its ancient glory, an Archangel a little damaged.
A presentation copy.. Is a copy of a book whoch does not sell, sent you by the author, with his foolish autograph at the beginning of it; for which, if a stranger, he only demands your friendship; if a brother author, he expects from you a book of yours, which does not sell, in return.
Riddle of destiny, who can show What thy short visit meant, or know What thy errand here below?