Reason guides but a small part of man, and the rest obeys feeling, true or false, and passion, good or bad.
Say nothing good of yourself, you will be distrusted; say nothing bad of yourself, you will be taken at your word.
There are people who laugh to show their fine teeth; and there are those who cry to show their good hearts.
Category: Cries And Crying
Nothing vivifies, and nothing kills, like the emotions.
Experience comprises illusions lost, rather than wisdom gained.
There is a slowness in affairs which ripens them, and a slowness which rots them.
Philosophers call God ''the great unknown'' ''The great misknown'' is more like it!
Category: Philosophers And Philosophy
Poetry is the exquisite expression of exquisite expressions.
Category: Poetry And Poets
A fine quotation is a diamond in the hand of a man of wit and a pebble in the hand of a fool.
Science is for those who learn, poetry is for those who know.
Category: Science And Scientists