A toddling little girl is a centre of common feeling which makes the most dissimilar people understand each other.
All the learnin' my father paid for was a bit o' birch at one end and an alphabet at the other.
Acting is nothing more or less than playing. The idea is to humanize life.
All meanings, we know, depend on the key of interpretation.
Adventure is not outside man; it is within.
Excellence encourages one about life generally; it shows the spiritual wealth of the world.
A difference of taste in jokes is a great strain on the affections.
Is it not rather what we expect in men, that they should have numerous strands of experience lying side by side and never compare them with each other?
An election is coming. Universal peace is declared, and the foxes have a sincere interest in prolonging the lives of the poultry.
A woman's heart must be of such a size and no larger, else it must be pressed small, like Chinese feet; her happiness is to be made as cakes are, by a fixed recipe.
Belief consists in accepting the affirmations of the soul; unbelief, in denying them.
And when a woman's will is as strong as the man's who wants to govern her, half her strength must be concealment.
A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of.
Only in the agony of parting do we look into the depths of love.
Tis God gives skill, but not without men's hand: He could not make Antonio Stradivarius's violins without Antonio.
But what we call our despair is often only the painful eagerness of unfed hope.
Anger and jealousy can no more bear to lose sight of their objects than love.
But human experience is usually paradoxical, that means incongruous with the phrases of current talk or even current philosophy.
But that intimacy of mutual embarrassment, in which each feels that the other is feeling something, having once existed, its effect is not to be done away with.