When my cats aren't happy, I'm not happy. Not because I care about their mood but because I know they're just sitting there thinking up ways to get even.
The beauty of the internal nature cannot be so far concealed by its accidental vesture, but that the spirit of its form shall communicate itself to the very disguise and indicate the shape it hides from the manner in which it is worn. A majestic form and graceful motions will express themselves through the most barbarous and tasteless costume.
Soul meets soul on lovers' lips.
Power, like a desolating pestilence, pollutes whatever it touches.
Poets are the unacknowledged legislators of the world.
Poetry is the record of the best and happiest moments of the happiest and best minds.
Familiar acts are beautiful through love.
A husband and wife ought to continue united so long as they love each other. Any law which should bind them to cohabitation for one moment after the decay of their affection would be a most intolerable tyranny, and the most unworthy of toleration.
Our sweetest songs are those that tell of saddest thoughts.
The soul's joy lies in doing.