Separate from the pleasure of your company, I don't much care if I never see another mountain in my life.
For thy sake, tobacco, I would do anything but die.
Lawyers, I suppose, were children once.
I am determined that my children shall be brought up in their father's religion, if they can find out what it is.
The beggar is the only person in the universe not obliged to study appearance.
Borrowers of books, those mutilators of collections, spoilers of the symmetry of shelves, and creators of odd volumes.
Why are we never quite at ease in the presence of a schoolmaster? Because we are conscious that he is not quite at his ease in ours. He is awkward, and out of place in the society of his equals. He comes like Gulliver from among his little people, and he cannot fit the stature of his understanding to yours.
To be sick is to enjoy monarchical prerogatives.
Sentimentally I am disposed to harmony; but organically I am incapable of a tune.