She had an immense curiosity about life, and was constantly staring and wondering.
To kill a human being is, after all, the least injury you can do him.
I never did anything in life to anyone’s imagination.
The right time is any time that one is still so lucky as to have.
Don’t underestimate the value of irony—it is extremely valuable.
New York is appalling, fantastically charmless and elaborately dire.
What we often take to be the new is simply the old under some novel form.
I hold any writer sufficiently justified who is himself in love with his theme.
However British you may be, I am more British still.
Cats and monkeys – monkeys and cats – all human life is there!
It has not been a successful life.”No — it has only been a beautiful one.
It takes an endless amount of history to make even a little tradition.
Mr. Morris’s poem is ushered into the world with a very florid birthday speech from the pen of the author of the too famous Poems and Ballads,—a circumstance, we apprehend, in no small degree prejudicial...
An Englishman’s never so natural as when he’s holding his tongue.