It is not so much for its beauty that the forest makes a claim upon men's hearts, as for that subtle something, that quality of air that emanation from old trees, that so wonderfully changes and renews a weary spirit.
So long as we love, we serve; so long as we are loved by others, I should say that we are almost indispensable; and no man is useless while he has a friend.
Man is a creature who lives not upon bread alone, but primarily by catchwords.
I have seen wicked men and fools, a great many of both; and I believe they both get paid in the end; but the fools first.
In the highlands, in the country places, Where the old plain men have rosy faces, And the young fair maidens Quiet eyes.
To make our idea of morality centre on forbidden acts is to defile the imagination and to introduce into our judgments of our fellow-men a secret element of gusto.