An easy-going husband is the one indispensable comfort of life.
Take hope from the heart of man and you make him a beast of prey.
To vice, innocence must always seem only a superior kind of chicanery.
Familiarity is a magician that is cruel to beauty but kind to ugliness.
A cruel story runs on wheels, and every hand oils the wheels as they run.
Christianity has made of death a terror which was unknown to the gay calmness of the Pagan.
Could we see when and where we are to meet again, we would be more tender when we bid our friends goodbye.
It is hard work to be good when you are very little and very hungry, and have many sticks to beat you, and no mother's lips to kiss you.
In a few generations more, there will probably be no room at all allowed for animals on the earth no need of them, no toleration of them. An immense agony will have then ceased, but with it there will also have passed away the last smile of the world's youth.