As we grow older, our bodies get shorter and our anecdotes longer.
Discussion is an exchange of knowledge; argument an exchange of ignorance.
Discussion is an exchange of knowledge; an argument an exchange of ignorance.
Great art is never produced for its own sake. It is too difficult to be worth the effort.
There are glimpses of heaven to us in every act, or thought, or word, that raises us above ourselves.
If we wish to make a new world we have the material ready. The first one, too, was made out of chaos.
If there be anything that can be called genius, it consists chiefly in ability to give that attention to a subject which keeps it steadily in the mind, till we have surveyed it accurately on all sides.