The hours I spend with you I look upon as sort of a perfumed garden, a dim twilight, and a fountain singing to it. You and you alone make me feel that I am alive. Other men it is said have seen angels, but I have seen thee and thou art enough.
Art must be parochial in the beginning to be cosmopolitan in the end.
A very slight change in our habits is sufficient to destroy our sense of our daily reality, and the reality of the world about us; the moment we pass out of our habits we lose all sense of permanency and routine
The lot of critics is to be remembered by what they failed to understand.
It appears to me that in Ethics, as in all other philosophical studies, the difficulties and disagreements, of which history is full, are mainly due to a very simple cause: namely to the attempt to answer questions, without first discovering precisel
God is a great expense but government would be impossible without him
Celibates replace sentiment by habits
A very slight change of our habits is sufficient to destroy our sense of our daily reality, and the reality of the world around us
After all, there is but one race: humanity
The mind petrifies if a circle be drawn around it, and it can hardly be that dogma draws a circle round the mind.
Remorse: beholding heaven and feeling hell
A man travels the world in search of what he needs and returns home to find it.
Who can say for certain that he is sincere, who can say for certain that he believes? In the midst of of our deepest emotions we are acting a comedy with ourselves; within us one self is always mocking another self. - priscilla and emily lofte
Other men it is said have seen angels, but I have seen thee and thou art enough.