If you ever have to support a flagging conversation, introduce the topic of eating.
– Leigh Hunt
Stolen kisses are always sweetest.
Colors are the smiles of nature.
The only place a new hat can be carried into with safety is a church, for there is plenty of room there.
Sympathizing and selfish people are alike, both given to tears.
If you are ever at a loss to support a flagging conversation, introduce the subject of eating.
Those who have lost an infant are never, in a way, without an infant.
There are two worlds: the world we can measure with line and rule, and the world that we feel with our hearts and imagination.
It is books that teach us to refine our pleasures when young, and to recall them with satisfaction when we are old.
The same people who can deny others everything are famous for refusing themselves nothing.
Your second-hand bookseller is second to none in the worth of the treasures he dispenses.
Great woman belong to history and to self sacrifice.
The groundwork of all happiness is health.
The person who can be only serious or only cheerful, is but half a man.