In war,' answered the weaver, ‘the strong make slaves of the weak, and in peace the rich make slaves of the poor.
The true mystery of the world is the visible, not the invisible...
Only England could have produced him, and he always said that the country was going to the dogs.
I knew nothing but shadows and I thought them to be real.
One is sure to be disappointed if one tries to get romance out of modern life.
I have been right, Basil, haven't I, to take my love out of poetry and to find my wife in Shakespeare's plays?