If you are ever at a loss to support a flagging conversation, introduce the subject of eating.
If you ever have to support a flagging conversation, introduce the topic of eating
Stolen kisses are always sweetest
Wit is the clash and reconcilement of incongruities, the meeting of extremes around a corner
Mere grimness is as easy as grinning; but it requires something to put a handsome face on a story. Narratives become of suspicious merit in proportion as they lean to Newgate-like offenses, particularly of blood and wounds...
Traveling in the company of those we love is home in motion.
Fail not to call to mind, in the course of the twenty-fifth of this month, that the Divinest Heart that ever walked the earth was born on that day; and then smile and enjoy yourselves for the rest of it; for mirth is also of Heaven's making.
Sympathizing and selfish people are alike, both given to tears.
The same people who can deny others everything are famous for refusing themselves nothing.
Colors are the smiles of nature.
Jenny kiss'd me when we met, Jumping from the chair she sat in; Time, you thief, who love to get Sweets into your list, put that in!
It flows through old hushed Egypt and its sands, Like some grave mighty thought threading a dream, And times and things, as in that vision, seem Keeping along it their eternal stands.
Great woman belong to history and to self sacrifice.
The person who can be only serious or only cheerful, is but half a man.
Abou Ben Adhem (may his tribe increase!) Awoke one night from a deep dream of peace, And saw, within the moonlight in his room, Making it rich, and like a lily in bloom, An Angel writing in a book of gold