Doing what's right is no guarantee against misfortune.
Fear, born of that stern matron, Responsibility.
A young man must let his ideas grow, not be continually rooting them up to see how they are getting on
There is nothing like an odor to stir memories.
People don't ever seem to realize that doing what's right is no guarantee against misfortune
Terrible and sublime thought, that every moment is supreme for some man and woman, every hour the apotheosis of some passion!
Responsibility's like a string we can only see the middle of. Both ends are out of sight.
It is so much easier to tell intimate things in the dark
People don't seem to realize that doing what's right's no guarantee against misfortune.
There are some men whom a staggering emotional shock, so far from making them mental invalids for life, seems, on the other hand, to awaken, to galvanize, to arouse into an almost incredible activity of soul.
People don't ever seem to realise that doing what's right's no guarantee against misfortune.
One must choose between Obscurity with Efficiency, and Fame with its inevitable collateral of Bluff. There is a period, well on toward middle life, when a man can say such things to himself and feel comforted.
London is always beautiful to those who love and understand that extraordinary microcosm; but at five of a summer morning there is about her an exquisite quality of youthful fragrance and debonair freshness which goes to the heart.
Roses just now predominate. There is a satisfying solidity about the bunches, a glorious abundance which, in a commodity so easily enjoyed without ownership, is scarcely credible. I feel no desire to own these huge aggregations of odorous beauty. It would be like owning a harem, one imagines.
A trouble is a trouble, and the general idea, in the country, is to treat it as such, rather than to snatch the knotted cords from the hand of God and deal out murderous blows.