Perhaps anything that he did would have pleased Lucy, but his awkwardness went straight to her heart; men were not gods after all, but as human and as clumsy as girls; even men might suffer from unexplained desires, and need help.
E. M. Forster
Spoon feeding in the long run teaches us nothing but the shape of the spoon.
He was obliged however to throw over Christianity. Those who base their conduct upon what they are rather than upon what they ought to be, always must throw it over in the end...
One of the evils of money is that it tempts us to look at it rather than at the things that it buys.
There's enough sorrow in the world, isn't there, without trying to invent it.
Man has to pick up the use of his functions as he goes along- especially the function of Love.