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The heart will break, but broken live on.


The great art of life is sensation, to feel that we exist, even in pain.


I have great hopes that we shall love each other all our lives as much as if we had never married at all.


There is no instinct like that of the heart.




Our thoughts take the wildest flight: Even at the moment when they should arrange themselves in thoughtful order.


Adversity is the first path to truth.


Like the measles, love is most dangerous when it comes late in life.


If I am fool, it is, at least, a doubting one; and I envy no one the certainty of his self-approved wisdom.


To withdraw myself from myself has ever been my sole, my entire, my sincere motive in scribbling at all.


To have joy one must share it. Happiness was born a twin.


Death, so called, is a thing which makes men weep, and yet a third of life is passed in sleep.


A woman who gives any advantage to a man may expect a lover -- but will sooner or later find a tyrant.

  • men

The drying up a single tear has more of honest fame, than shedding seas of gore.


The busy have no time for tears.


In solitude, where we are least alone.


I stood among them, but not of them; in a shroud of thoughts which were not their thoughts.


Truth is always strange, stranger than fiction.


When we think we lead we are most led.


I would rather have a nod from an American, than a snuff-box from an emperor.


The poor dog, in life the firmest friend. The first to welcome, foremost to defend.


We are all selfish and I no more trust myself than others with a good motive.


Prolonged endurance tames the bold.


It is useless to tell one not to reason but to believe --you might as well tell a man not to wake but sleep.


America is a model of force and freedom and moderation -- with all the coarseness and rudeness of its people.

  • america

Sorrow is knowledge, those that know the most must mourn the deepest, the tree of knowledge is not the tree of life.

  • sadness

Nothing can confound a wise man more than laughter from a dunce.


All who joy would win must share it. Happiness was born a Twin.


The best way will be to avoid each other without appearing to do so -- or if we jostle, at any rate not to bite.

  • love

It is very certain that the desire of life prolongs it.


Fame is the thirst of youth.




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Like the measles, love is most dangerous when it comes late in life.

  • love

The best way will be to avoid each other without appearing to do so -- or if we jostle, at any rate not to bite.

  • love

Who loves, raves.

  • love

Yes, love indeed is light from heaven; A spark of that immortal fire with angels shared, by Allah given to lift from earth our low desire.


Absence - that common cure of love.

  • love

Man's love is of man's life a part; it is a woman's whole existence. In her first passion, a woman loves her lover, in all the others all she loves is love.

  • love

Lovers may be -- and indeed generally are -- enemies, but they never can be friends, because there must always be a spice of jealousy and a something of Self in all their speculations.


I love not man the less, but Nature more.

  • love

Let none think to fly the danger for soon or late love is his own avenger.


Men love in haste, but they detest at leisure.


Sometimes we are less unhappy in being deceived by those we love, than in being undeceived by them.


Love will find a way through paths where wolves fear to prey.

  • love

There are four questions of value in life, Don Octavio. What is sacred? Of what is the spirit made? What is worth living for and what is worth dying for? The answer to each is the same. Only love.

  • life

Friendship may, and often does, grow into love, but love never subsides into friendship.


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It is very certain that the desire of life prolongs it.

  • life

Be thou the rainbow in the storms of life. The evening beam that smiles the clouds away, and tints tomorrow with prophetic ray.


Life's enchanted cup sparkles near the brim.

  • life

Between two worlds life hovers like a star, twixt night and morn, upon the horizon's verge.

  • life

When one subtracts from life infancy (which is vegetation), sleep, eating and swilling, buttoning and unbuttoning -- how much remains of downright existence? The summer of a dormouse.

  • life

Every day confirms my opinion on the superiority of a vicious life -- and if Virtue is not its own reward I don't know any other stipend annexed to it.


'Tis very certain the desire of life prolongs it.

  • death

There are four questions of value in life, Don Octavio. What is sacred? Of what is the spirit made? What is worth living for and what is worth dying for? The answer to each is the same. Only love.

  • life

Death, so called, is a thing which makes men weep, And yet a third of life is passed in sleep.

  • life

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To withdraw myself from myself has ever been my sole, my entire, my sincere motive in scribbling at all.

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Letter writing is the only device for combining solitude with good company.


Romances I never read like those I have seen.

  • authors

In general I do not draw well with literary men -- not that I dislike them but I never know what to say to them after I have praised their last publication.

  • authors

But I hate things all fiction... there should always be some foundation of fact for the most airy fabric -- and pure invention is but the talent of a liar.

  • authors

Nothing so fretful, so despicable as a Scribbler, see what I am, and what a parcel of Scoundrels I have brought about my ears, and what language I have been obliged to treat them with to deal with them in their own way; -- all this comes of Authorship.

  • authors

If I don't write to empty my mind, I go mad. As to that regular, uninterrupted love of writing. I do not understand it. I feel it as a torture, which I must get rid of, but never as a pleasure. On the contrary, I think composition a great pain.

  • authors

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I have great hopes that we shall love each other all our lives as much as if we had never married at all.

  • marriage

Constancy... that small change of love, which people exact so rigidly, receive in such counterfeit coin, and repay in baser metal.

  • marriage

I am about to be married, and am of course in all the misery of a man in pursuit of happiness.

  • marriage

Though women are angels, yet wedlock's the devil.

  • marriage

The fact is that my wife if she had common sense would have more power over me than any other whatsoever, for my heart always alights upon the nearest perch.

  • marriage

All tragedies are finished by a death,All comedies are ended by a marriage;The future states of both are left to faith,For authors fear description might disparageThe worlds to come of both. . . .

  • marriage

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To withdraw myself from myself has ever been my sole, my entire, my sincere motive in scribbling at all.

  • authors

Romances I never read like those I have seen.

  • authors

In general I do not draw well with literary men -- not that I dislike them but I never know what to say to them after I have praised their last publication.

  • authors

But I hate things all fiction... there should always be some foundation of fact for the most airy fabric -- and pure invention is but the talent of a liar.

  • authors

Nothing so fretful, so despicable as a Scribbler, see what I am, and what a parcel of Scoundrels I have brought about my ears, and what language I have been obliged to treat them with to deal with them in their own way; -- all this comes of Authorship.

  • authors

If I don't write to empty my mind, I go mad. As to that regular, uninterrupted love of writing. I do not understand it. I feel it as a torture, which I must get rid of, but never as a pleasure. On the contrary, I think composition a great pain.

  • authors

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Roll on, deep and dark blue ocean, roll. Ten thousand fleets sweep over thee in vain. Man marks the earth with ruin, but his control stops with the shore.


If I don't write to empty my mind, I go mad.


The power of thought, the magic of the mind.


Out of chaos God made a world, and out of high passions comes a people.




Hatred is the madness of the heart.


Letter writing is the only device for combining solitude with good company.

  • letters

Science is but the exchange of ignorance for that which is another kind of ignorance.


Who loves, raves.

  • love

Who surpasses or subdues mankind, must look down on the hate of those below.


Society is now one polished horde, formed of two mighty tribes, the Bores and Bored.


I awoke one morning and found myself famous.

  • fame

There is something pagan in me that I cannot shake off. In short, I deny nothing, but doubt everything.

  • doubt

Be thou the rainbow in the storms of life. The evening beam that smiles the clouds away, and tints tomorrow with prophetic ray.

  • smile

The 'good old times' - all times when old are good.

  • old

There's naught, no doubt, so much the spirit calms as rum and true religion.


Sleep hath its own world, and a wide realm of wild reality. And dreams in their development have breath, and tears, and tortures, and the touch of joy.


Though sages may pour out their wisdom's treasure, there is no sterner moralist than pleasure.


Where there is mystery, it is generally suspected there must also be evil.


Sincerity may be humble, but she cannot be servile.


I am sure of nothing so little as my own intentions.


Constancy... that small change of love, which people exact so rigidly, receive in such counterfeit coin, and repay in baser metal.

  • marriage

Opinions are made to be changed - or how is truth to be got at?


Romances I never read like those I have seen.

  • authors

Sighing that Nature formed but one such man, and broke the die.


Critics are already made.


Thy decay's still impregnate with divinity.

  • age

Switzerland is a curst, selfish, swinish country of brutes, placed in the most romantic region of the world.


With just enough of learning to misquote.


I only go out to get me a fresh appetite for being alone.


Let us have wine and women, mirth and laughter. Sermons and soda water the day after.


He scratched his ear, the infallible resource to which embarrassed people have recourse.


And after all, what is a lie?


Poetry should only occupy the idle.


The dew of compassion is a tear.


So for a good old-gentlemanly vice, I think I must take up with avarice.


A woman should never be seen eating or drinking, unless it be lobster salad and Champagne, the only true feminine and becoming viands.


Life's enchanted cup sparkles near the brim.

  • life

Who tracks the steps of glory to the grave?


Man, being reasonable, must get drunk; the best of life is but intoxication.

  • alcoholalcoholism

A man must serve his time to every trade save censure -- critics all are ready made.

  • criticism

Smiles form the channel of a future tear.

  • smile

For pleasures past I do not grieve, nor perils gathering near; My greatest grief is that I leave nothing that claims a tear.


In general I do not draw well with literary men -- not that I dislike them but I never know what to say to them after I have praised their last publication.

  • authors

Think not I am what I appear.


Friendship is Love without his wings!

  • friends

It is very iniquitous to make me pay my debts -- you have no idea of the pain it gives one.


The beginning of atonement is the sense of its necessity.


The place is very well and quiet and the children only scream in a low voice.


No ear can hear nor tongue can tell the tortures of the inward hell!


Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.


Words are things, and a small drop of ink, falling like dew upon a thought, produces that which makes thousands, perhaps millions, think.


But I hate things all fiction... there should always be some foundation of fact for the most airy fabric -- and pure invention is but the talent of a liar.

  • authors

Oh! snatched away in beauty's bloom, On thee shall press no ponderous tomb; But on thy turf shall roses rear Their leaves, the earliest of the year.


Men are the sport of circumstances when it seems circumstances are the sport of men.


Folly loves the martyrdom of fame.

  • fame

He who surpasses or subdues mankind, must look down on the hate of those below.


It is odd but agitation or contest of any kind gives a rebound to my spirits and sets me up for a time.

  • adversity

Fools are my theme, let satire be my song.


Her great merit is finding out mine - there is nothing so amiable as discernment.


Between two worlds life hovers like a star, twixt night and morn, upon the horizon's verge.

  • life

In her first passion, a woman loves her lover, in all the others all she loves is love.


And the might of the Gentile, unsmote by the sword,Hath melted like snow in the glance of the Lord!


Yet, Freedom! yet thy banner, torn, but flying, streams like the thunderstorm against the wind.


I cannot help thinking that the menace of Hell makes as many devils as the severe penal codes of inhuman humanity make villains.


Oh! too convincing -- dangerously dear -- In woman's eye the unanswerable tear!

  • crying

O Gold! I still prefer thee unto paper, which makes bank credit like a bark of vapor.


What a strange thing man is; and what a stranger thing woman.

  • men

Absence - that common cure of love.

  • love

And having wisdom with each studious year, in meditation dwelt, with learning wrought, and shaped his weapon with an edge severe, sapping a solemn creed with solemn sneer.


Yes, love indeed is light from heaven; A spark of that immortal fire with angels shared, by Allah given to lift from earth our low desire.

  • allah

Though women are angels, yet wedlock's the devil.

  • marriage

History is the devil's scripture.

  • history

The mind can make substance, and people planets of its own with beings brighter than have been, and give a breath to forms which can outlive all flesh.


As falls the dew on quenchless sands, blood only serves to wash ambition's hands.

  • ambition

From the wreck of the past, which hath perish


I am always most religious upon a sunshiny day...


For in itself a thought, a slumbering thought, is capable of years, and curdles a long life into one hour.

  • thought

All farewells should be sudden, when forever.


A thousand years may scare form a state. An hour may lay it in ruins.


I am about to be married, and am of course in all the misery of a man in pursuit of happiness.

  • marriage

The fact is that my wife if she had common sense would have more power over me than any other whatsoever, for my heart always alights upon the nearest perch.

  • marriage

Whenever I meet with anything agreeable in this world it surprises me so much -- and pleases me so much (when my passions are not interested in one way or the other) that I go on wondering for a week to come.


Society is now one polished horde, formed of two mighty tries, the Bores and Bored.


I am acquainted with no immaterial sensuality so delightful as good acting.


There is something to me very softening in the presence of a woman, some strange influence, even if one is not in love with them, which I cannot at all account for, having no very high opinion of the sex. But yet, I always feel in better humor with myself and every thing else, if there is a woman within ken.

  • men

This place is the Devil, or at least his principal residence, they call it the University, but any other appellation would have suited it much better, for study is the last pursuit of the society; the Master eats, drinks, and sleeps, the Fellows drink, dispute and pun, the employments of the undergraduates you will probably conjecture without my description.


So the struck eagle, stretch'd upon the plain, No more through rolling clouds to soar again, View'd his own feather on the fatal dart, And wing'd the shaft that quiver'd in his heart.


I always looked to about thirty as the barrier of any real or fierce delight in the passions, and determined to work them out in the younger ore and better veins of the mine --and I flatter myself (perhaps) that I have pretty well done so --and now the dross is coming.

  • age

Women hate everything which strips off the tinsel of sentiment, and they are right, or it would rob them of their weapons.


My time has been passed viciously and agreeably; at thirty-one so few years months days hours or minutes remain that Carpe Diem is not enough. I have been obliged to crop even the seconds -- for who can trust to tomorrow?

  • age

What makes a regiment of soldiers a more noble object of view than the same mass of mob? Their arms, their dresses, their banners, and the art and artificial symmetry of their position and movements.


Let none think to fly the danger for soon or late love is his own avenger.

  • danger

I like his holiness very much, particularly since an order, which I understand he has lately given, that no more miracles shall be performed.

  • religion

But what is Hope? Nothing but the paint on the face of Existence; the least touch of truth rubs it off, and then we see what a hollow-cheeked harlot we have got hold of.


Nothing so fretful, so despicable as a Scribbler, see what I am, and what a parcel of Scoundrels I have brought about my ears, and what language I have been obliged to treat them with to deal with them in their own way; -- all this comes of Authorship.

  • authors

I should like to know who has been carried off, except poor dear me -- I have been more ravished myself than anybody since the Trojan war.


Ye stars! which are the poetry of heaven!


There is no sterner moralist than pleasure.

  • pleasure

There is no such thing as a life of passion any more than a continuous earthquake, or an eternal fever. Besides, who would ever shave themselves in such a state?

  • passion

I by no means rank poetry high in the scale of intelligence --this may look like affectation but it is my real opinion. It is the lava of the imagination whose eruption prevents an earthquake.

  • poetry

My great comfort is, that the temporary celebrity I have wrung from the world has been in the very teeth of all opinions and prejudices. I have flattered no ruling powers; I have never concealed a single thought that tempted me.

  • fame

Are we aware of our obligations to a mob? It is the mob that labor in your fields and serve in your houses -- that man your navy, and recruit your army -- that have enabled you to defy the world, and can also defy you when neglect and calamity have driven them to despair. You may call the people a mob; but do not forget that a mob too often speaks the sentiments of the people.


I shall soon be six-and-twenty. Is there anything in the future that can possibly console us for not being always twenty-five?

  • age

Friendship may, and often does, grow into love, but love never subsides into friendship.

  • friendship

If we must have a tyrant, let him at least be a gentleman who has been bred to the business, and let us fall by the axe and not by the butcher's cleaver.

  • tyranny

Shakespeare's name, you may depend on it, stands absurdly too high and will go down.


Posterity will never survey a nobler grave than this: here lie the bones of Castlereagh: stop, traveler, and piss.


The reason that adulation is not displeasing is that, though untrue, it shows one to be of consequence enough, in one way or other, to induce people to lie.


All tragedies are finished by a death,All comedies are ended by a marriage;The future states of both are left to faith,For authors fear description might disparageThe worlds to come of both. . . .

  • marriage

I think the worst woman that ever existed would have made a man of very passable reputation -- they are all better than us and their faults such as they are must originate with ourselves.

  • men

A lady of a certain age, which means certainly aged.

  • age

'Tis very certain the desire of life prolongs it.

  • death

Why I came here, I know not; where I shall go it is useless to inquire -- in the midst of myriads of the living and the dead worlds, stars, systems, infinity, why should I be anxious about an atom?


Pythagoras, Locke, Socrates -- but pages might be filled up, as vainly as before, with the sad usage of all sorts of sages, who in his life-time, each was deemed a bore! The loftiest minds outrun their tardy ages.


If a man proves too clearly and convincingly to himself...that a tiger is an optical illusion--well, he will find out he is wrong. The tiger will himself intervene in the discussion, in a manner which will be in every sense conclusive.


The reading or non-reading a book will never keep down a single petticoat.


It has been said that the immortality of the soul is a grand peut-tre --but still it is a grand one. Everybody clings to it --the stupidest, and dullest, and wickedest of human bipeds is still persuaded that he is immortal.


There is a pleasure in the pathless woods, There is a rapture on the lonely shore,There is society, where none intrudes,By the deep sea, and music in its roar:I love not man the less, but Nature more.


This sort of adoration of the real is but a heightening of the beau ideal.


It was one of the deadliest and heaviest feelings of my life to feel that I was no longer a boy. From that moment I began to grow old in my own esteem --and in my esteem age is not estimable.

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