A man must now swallow more belief than he can digest.
Every man who has at last succeeded, after long effort, in calling up the divinity which lies hidden in a woman's heart, is startled to find that he must obey the God he summoned.
Everyone carries his own inch rule of taste, and amuses himself by applying it, triumphantly, wherever he travels.
He too serves a certain purpose who only stands and cheers.
No man should be in politics unless he would honestly rather not be there.
The American President resembles the commander of a ship at sea. He must have a helm to grasp, a course to steer, a port to seek.
The difference is slight, to the influence of an author, whether he is read by five hundred readers, or by five hundred thousand; if he can select the five hundred, he reaches the five hundred thousand.