''My argument is that War makes rattling good history; but Peace is poor reading.''
''And ghosts then keep their distance; and I know some liberty.''
''Poetry is emotion put into measure. The emotion must come by nature, but the measure can be acquired by art.''
''Ethelberta breathed a sort of exclamation, not right out, but stealthily, like a parson's damn.''
''It is difficult for a woman to define her feelings in language which is chiefly made by men to express theirs.''
''Like the British Constitution, she owes her success in practice to her inconsistencies in principle.''
''A lover without indiscretion is no lover at all. Circumspection and devotion are a contradiction in terms.''
''My opinion is that a poet should express the emotion of all the ages and the thought of his own.''
''That man's silence is wonderful to listen to.''
''The value of old age depends upon the person who reaches it. To some men of early performance it is useless. To others, who are late to develop, it just enables them to finish the job.''
''And yet to every bad there is a worse.''
''Dialect words—those terrible marks of the beast to the truly genteel.''
''Ethelberta breathed a sort of exclamation, not right out, but stealthily, like a parson's damn.''
''Of course poets have morals and manners of their own, and custom is no argument with them.''
''Some folk want their luck buttered.''
''It is safer to accept any chance that offers itself, and extemporize a procedure to fit it, than to get a good plan matured, and wait for a chance of using it.''
''A resolution to avoid an evil is seldom framed till the evil is so far advanced as to make avoidance impossible.''
''Once victim, always victim—that's the law!''
''Patience, that blending of moral courage with physical timidity.''
''Patience, that blending of moral courage with physical timidity.''
''That cold accretion called the world, which, so terrible in the mass, is so unformidable, even pitiable, in its units.''
''That cold accretion called the world, which, so terrible in the mass, is so unformidable, even pitiable, in its units.''
''Everybody is so talented nowadays that the only people I care to honour as deserving real distinction are those who remain in obscurity.''
Ordering an Essay Online