Ambition is the germ from which all growth of nobleness proceeds.
Oh! journalism is unreadable, and literature is not read.
The only link between Literature and the Drama left to us in England at the present moment is the bill of the play.
The youth of America is their oldest tradition. It has been going on now for three hundred years.
The absence of old friends one can endure with equanimity. But even a momentary separation from anyone to whom one has just been introduced is almost unbearable.
In America the young are always ready to give to those who are older than themselves the full benefits of their inexperience.
The supreme vice is shallowness.
Ah! That must be Aunt Augusta. Only relatives, or creditors, ever ring in that Wagnerian manner.
Well, I can't eat muffins in an agitated manner. The butter would probably get on my cuffs. One must eat muffins quite calmly, it is the only way to eat them.
Be yourself; everyone else is taken.