There is pleasure in the pathless woods, there is rapture in the lonely shore, there is society where none intrudes, by the deep sea, and music in its roar; I love not Man the less, but Nature more.
Absence - that common cure of love.
Friendship may, and often does, grow into love, but love never subsides into friendship.
Be thou the rainbow in the storms of life. The evening beam that smiles the clouds away, and tints tomorrow with prophetic ray.
I only go out to get me a fresh appetite for being alone.
I love not man the less, but Nature more.
There are four questions of value in life, Don Octavio. What is sacred? Of what is the spirit made? What is worth living for and what is worth dying for? The answer to each is the same. Only love.
Love will find a way through paths where wolves fear to prey.
There is no instinct like that of the heart.
The heart will break, but broken live on.
Men love in haste, but they detest at leisure.
Sorrow is knowledge, those that know the most must mourn the deepest, the tree of knowledge is not the tree of life.
The Cardinal is at his wit's end - it is true that he had not far to go.
For what were all these country patriots born? To hunt, and vote, and raise the price of corn?
Life's enchanted cup sparkles near the brim.
A mistress never is nor can be a friend. While you agree, you are lovers; and when it is over, anything but friends.
The busy have no time for tears.
Ye stars! which are the poetry of heaven!
Who loves, raves.
Her great merit is finding out mine - there is nothing so amiable as discernment.