I could I trust starve like a gentleman. It's listed as part of the poetic training, you know.
Gloom and solemnity are entirely out of place in even the most rigorous study of an art originally intended to make glad the heart of man.
If a nation's literature declines, the nation atrophies and decays.
The sum of human wisdom is not contained in any one language, and no single language is capable of expressing all forms and degrees of human comprehension.