Brute animals have the vowel sounds; man only can utter consonants.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
All sympathy not consistent with acknowledged virtue is but disguised selfishness.
Works of imagination should be written in very plain language; the more purely imaginative they are the more necessary it is to be plain.
How like herrings and onions our vices are in the morning after we have committed them.
The happiness of life is made up of the little charities of a kiss or smile, a kind look, a heartfelt compliment.
The man's desire is for the woman; but the woman's desire is rarely other than for the desire of the man.