Sport inevitably creates deadness of feeling. No one could take pleasure in it who was sensitive to suffering; and therefore its pursuit by women is much more to be regretted than its pursuit by men, because women pursue much more violently and recklessly what they pursue at all.
In a few generations more, there will probably be no room at all allowed for animals on the earth: no need of them, no toleration of them. An immense agony will have then ceased, but with it there will also have passed away the last smile of the world’s youth.
A cruel story runs on wheels, and every hand oils the wheels as they run.
The song that we hear with our ears is only the song that is sung in our hearts.
Familiarity is a magician that is cruel to beauty but kind to ugliness.
Take hope from the heart of man and you make him a beast of prey.