A good heart is better than all the heads in the world.
Edward George Earle Bulwer-Lytton (1803 - 1873)
Source: The Disowned, 1828
Contributed by: Zaady
It is difficult to say who does you the most mischief: enemies with the worst intentions or friends with the best.
Love like Death,, Levels all ranks, and lays the shepherd's crook Beside the scepter
Source: The Lady of Lyons, 1838
We lose the peace of years when we hunt after the rapture of moments.
When stars are in the quiet skies, Then most I pine for thee; Bend on me, then, thy tender eyes, As stars look on the sea!
Source: Ernest Maltravers, bk. iii, ch.i
In science, address the few, in literature the many. In science, the few must dictate opinion to the many; in literature, the many, sooner or later, force their judgement on the few.
Source: Caxtonia, Readers and Writers
In life, as in art, the beautiful moves in curves.
The brilliant chief, irregularly great, Frank, haughty, rash, - the Rupert of debate!
Source: The New Timon. (1846.) Part i.
The true spirit of conversation consists in building on another man's observation, not overturning it.
Whenever man commits a crime heaven finds a witness.
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