It is difficult for a woman to define her feelings in language which is chiefly made by men to express theirs.
Everybody is so talented nowadays that the only people I care to honor as deserving real distinction are those who remain in obscurity.
Poetry is emotion put into measure. The emotion must come by nature, but the measure can be acquired by art.
Fear is the mother of foresight.
Do not do an immoral thing for moral reasons.
The value of old age depends upon the person who reaches it. To some men of early performance it is useless. To others, who are late to develop, it just enables them to finish the job.
There are accents in the eye which are not on the tongue, and more tales come from pale lips than can enter an ear. It is both the grandeur and the pain of the remoter moods that they avoid the pathway of sound.
There is a condition worse than blindness, and that is, seeing something that isn't there.
The sudden disappointment of a hope leaves a scar which the ultimate fulfillment of that hope never entirely removes.
Time changes everything except something within us which is always surprised by change.
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