The offhand decision of some commonplace mind high in office at a critical moment influences the course of events for a hundred years.
And yet to every bad there is a worse.
The main object of religion is not to get a man into heaven, but to get heaven into him.
There is a condition worse than blindness, and that is, seeing something that isn't there.
Aspect are within us, and who seems most kingly is king.
Some folk want their luck buttered.
That man's silence is wonderful to listen to.
It is difficult for a woman to define her feelings in language which is chiefly made by men to express theirs.
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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