The imagination is not a talent of some men but is the health of every man.
The young men were born with knives in their brain, a tendency to introversion, self-dissection, anatomizing of motives.
The measure of a master is his success in bringing all men round to his opinion twenty years later.
Great men or men of great gifts you shall easily find, but symmetrical men never.
It is a fact often observed, that men have written good verses under the inspiration of passion, who cannot write well under other circumstances.
Shallow men believe in luck. Strong men believe in cause and effect.
The reason why men do not obey us, is because they see the mud at the bottom of our eye.
The search after the great men is the dream of youth, and the most serious occupation of manhood.
There is a blessed necessity by which the interest of men is always driving them to the right; and, again, making all crime mean and ugly.
It costs a beautiful person no exertion to paint her image on our eyes; yet how splendid is that benefit! It costs no more for a wise soul to convey his quality to other men.
Shallow men believe in luck, believe in circumstances.. Strong men believe in cause and effect.
I think no virtue goes with size; The reason of all cowardice Is, that men are overgrown, And, to be valiant, must come down To the titmouse dimension.
The perception of the comic is a tie of sympathy with other men.