And yet to every bad there is a worse.
Poetry is emotion put into measure. The emotion must come by nature, but the measure can be acquired by art.
The sky was clear - remarkably clear - and the twinkling of all the stars seemed to be but throbs of one body, timed by a common pulse.
The sudden disappointment of a hope leaves a scar which the ultimate fulfillment of that hope never entirely removes.
It is difficult for a woman to define her feelings in language which is chiefly made by men to express theirs.
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.
Fear is the mother of foresight.
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.
Time changes everything except something within us which is always surprised by change.
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