It resembles a pair of shears, so joined that they cannot be separated, often moving […]
In composing, as a general rule, run your pen through every other word you have […]
I never read a book before previewing it; it prejudices a man so.
I look upon Switzerland as an inferior sort of Scotland.
I have, alas, only one illusion left, and that is the Archbishop of Canterbury.
Great men hallow a whole people, and lift up all who live in their time.
Find fault when you must find fault in private, and if possible sometime after the […]
Errors, to be dangerous, must have a great deal of truth mingled with them. It […]
Correspondences are like small clothes before the invention of suspenders; it is impossible to keep […]
Bishop Berkeley destroyed this world in one volume octavo; and nothing remained, after his time, […]