Dates are hard to remember because they consist of figures; figures are monotonously unstriking in appearance, and they don't take hold, they form no pictures, and so they give the eye no chance to help. Pictures are the thing. Pictures can make dates stick.
There is a charm about the forbidden that makes it unspeakably desirable.
I realize from the cradle up I have been like the rest of the race - never quite sane in the night.
In a barrel of odds and ends it is different; things get mixed up, and the juice kind of swaps around, and the things go better.
FOR EVERY GRAIN OF SAND IN OUR WORLD, THERE ARE ONE MILLION STARS IN THE UNIVERSE.
No you can't. I can. You can't. Can! Can't! An uncomfortable pause. Then Tom said: What's your name? 'Tisn't any of your business, maybe. Well I 'low I'll MAKE it my business. Well why don't you? If you say much, I will. Much—much—MUCH. There now.
Emperors, kings, artisians, peasens, big people---at the bottom we are all alike and all the same; all just alike on the inside, and when our clothes are off, nobody can tell which of us is which.
They mourned for his kind of Christianity, and he frankly scoffed at theirs; but both parties went on loving each other just the same.
Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.