Whipping and abuse are like laudanum: you have to double the dose as the sensibilities […]
Where painting is weakest, namely, in the expression of the highest moral and spiritual ideas, […]
When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems […]
To do common things perfectly is far better worth our endeavor than to do uncommon […]
To be really great in little things, to be truly noble and heroic in the […]
The past, the present and the future are really one: they are today.
The obstinacy of cleverness and reason is nothing to the obstinacy of folly and inanity.
The bitterest tears shed over graves are for words left unsaid and deeds left undone.
So much has been said and sung of beautiful young girls, why doesn’t somebody wake […]
Perhaps it is impossible for a person who does no good to do no harm.