Extraordinary people survive under the most terrible circumstances and they become more extraordinary because of it.
Authors like cats because they are such quiet, lovable, wise creatures, and cats like authors for the same reasons.
The greatest gift that Oxford gives her sons is, I truly believe, a genial irreverence toward learning, and from that irreverence love may spring.
The eye sees only what the mind is prepared to comprehend.
Nothing is so easy to fake as the inner vision.
The quality of what is said inevitably influences the way in which it is said, however inexperienced the writer.
A happy childhood has spoiled many a promising life.
There is no nonsense so gross that society will not, at some time, make a doctrine of it and defend it with every weapon of communal stupidity.
Few people can see genius in someone who has offended them.
Fanaticism is overcompensation for doubt.
A truly great book should be read in youth, again in maturity and once more in old age, as a fine building should be seen by morning light, at noon and by moonlight.
I do not 'get' ideas; ideas get me.
What we call luck is the inner man externalized. We make things happen to us.
The love of truth lies at the root of much humor.
Only a fool expects to be happy all the time.
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