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A gentleman with a pug nose is a contradiction in terms.   Life
A strong argument for the religion of Christ is this - that offences a...   Life
All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.   Life
Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excite...   Life
I have great faith in fools; self-confidence my friends call it.   Life
I have no faith in human perfectability. I think that human exertion w...   Life
I never can hear a crowd of people singing and gesticulating, all toge...   Life
I wish I could write as mysterious as a cat.   Life
In criticism I will be bold, and as sternly, absolutely just with frie...   Life
In one case out of a hundred a point is excessively discussed because ...   Life
It is by no means an irrational fancy that, in a future existence, we ...   Life
Man's real life is happy, chiefly because he is ever expecting that it...   Life
Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered weak and weary...   Life
Poetry is the rhythmical creation of beauty in words.   Poetry
That man is not truly brave who is afraid either to seem or to be, whe...   Life
That pleasure which is at once the most pure, the most elevating and t...   Life
The best chess-player in Christendom may be little more than the best ...   Life
The nose of a mob is its imagination. By this, at any time, it can be ...   Life
The true genius shudders at incompleteness - and usually prefers silen...   Life
There are few cases in which mere popularity should be considered a pr...   Life
There is something in the unselfish and self-sacrificing love of a bru...   Life
They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those ...   Imagination
Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those...   Life
To be thoroughly conversant with a man's heart, is to take our final l...   Life
To vilify a great man is the readiest way in which a little man can hi...   Life
We loved with a love that was more than love.   Love
Were I called on to define, very briefly, the term Art, I should call ...   Life
With me poetry has not been a purpose, but a passion.   Life