The eye knew much more about architecture than did the books.
The devil himself can do nothing to a man as long as he can laugh.
You give nothing to the people unless you give yourself up to them.
All you give away on earth is saved for you in Heaven, all you keep is lost.
The wild, cruel beast is not behind the bars of the cage. He is in front of it.
The cruel wild beast is not behind the bars of the cage, he stands in front of it.
Happiness we can only find in ourselves, it is a waste of time to seek for it from others, few have any to spare.
When children learn to understand the money value of their toys they are driven out of their paradise, they cease to be children.
All that is really useful to us can be bought for little money, it is only the superfluous that is put up for sale at a high price.
His one superiority over me is that he can drop a swallow or a skylark with his revolver at fifty yards while I should probably miss an elephant at the same distance.