Twin-sister of Religion Selfishness.
Soul meets soul on lovers’ lips.
Revenge is the naked idol of the worship of a semi-barbarous age.
Poetry is the record of the best and happiest moments of the happiest and best minds.
Only nature knows how to justly proportion to the fault the punishment it deserves.
Music when soft voices die Vibrates in the memory.
Is it not odd that the only generous person I ever knew who had money to be generous with should be a stockbroker.
In a drama of the highest order there is little food for censure or hatred it teaches rather self-knowledge and self-respect.
History is a cyclic poem written by time upon the memories of man.
Government is an evil it is only the thoughtlessness and vices of men that make it a necessary evil. When all men are good and wise government will of itself decay.