The sudden disappointment of a hope leaves a scar which the ultimate fulfillment of that hope never entirely removes.
Do not do an immoral thing for moral reasons.
Like the British Constitution, she owes her success in practice to her inconsistencies in principle.
And yet to every bad there is a worse.
My opinion is that a poet should express the emotion of all the ages and the thought of his own.
Everybody is so talented nowadays that the only people I care to honor as deserving real distinction are those who remain in obscurity.
There is a condition worse than blindness, and that is, seeing something that isn't there.
If Galileo had said in verse that the world moved, the inquisition might have let him alone.
A lover without indiscretion is no lover at all.
Time changes everything except something within us which is always surprised by change.
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