Yet Time, who changes all, had altered him in soul and aspect as in age: Years steal Fire from the mind as vigor from the limb; And Life's enchanted cup but sparkles near the brim
If I don't write to empty my mind, I go mad.
Man is born passionate of body, but with an innate though secret tendency to the love of Good in his main-spring of Mind. But God help us all! It is at present a sad jar of atoms.
I have a great mind to believe in Christianity for the mere pleasure of fancying I may be damned.
My turn of mind is so given to taking things in the absurd point of view, that it breaks out in spite of me every now and then.
The keenest pangs the wretched find Are rapture to the dreary void, The leafless desert of the mind, The waste of feelings unemployed.