He who plants a tree plants a hope.
~ Lucy Larcom
Samuel Taylor Coleridge Quotes
Common-sense in an uncommon degree is what the world calls wisdom.
Friendship is a sheltering tree.
And in today already walks tomorrow.
Summer has set in with its usual severity.
The history of man for the nine months preceding his birth would, probably, be far more interesting and contain events of greater moment than all the three score and ten years that follow it.
For I often please myself with the fancy, now that I may have saved from oblivion the only striking passage in a whole volume, and now that I may have attracted notice to a writer undeservedly forgotten.
Men of genius are rarely much annoyed by the company of vulgar people.
The man's desire is for the woman; but the woman's desire is rarely other than for the desire of the man.
How like herrings and onions our vices are in the morning after we have committed them.
Real pain can alone cure us of imaginary ills. We feel a thousand miseries till we are lucky enough to feel misery.
If a man is not rising upwards to be an angel, depend upon it, he is sinking downwards to be a devil.