I’m a universal patriot…my country is the world.
A phase of my life was closing to-night, a
new one opening to-morrow: impossible to slumber in the interval; I must watch feverishly while the change was being
I am not romantic. I am stripped of romance as bare as the white tenters in that field are of cloth.
Our power of being happy lies a good deal in ourselves, I believe.
Your will shall decide your destiny.
We should acknowledge God merciful, but not always for us comprehensible.
Gratitude is a divine emotion. It fills the heart, not to bursting; it warms it, but not to fever. I like to taste leisurely of bliss. Devoured in haste, I do not know its flavor.
He turned away; he threw himself on his face on the sofa. ‘Oh, Jane! my hope – my love – my life!’ broke in anguish from his lips.
Kalau dulu aku mengalah, aku pasti menyalahi prinsip. Kalau sekarang aku mengalah, berarti pertimbanganku yang kacau.
When once more alone, I reviewed the information I had got; looked into my heart, examined its thoughts and feelings, and endeavored to bring back with a strict hand such as had been straying through imagination’s boundless and trackless waste, into the safe fold of common sense.