The difficulty in life is the choice.
Everybody sets out to do something, and everybody does something, but no one does what he sets out to do.
After all there is but one race -- humanity.
A literary movement consists of five or six people who live in the same town and hate each other cordially.
A man travels the world over in search of what he needs and returns home to find it.
Taking something from one man and making it worse is plagiarism.
The poor would never be able to live at all if it were not for the poor.
Reality can destroy the dream; why shouldn't the dream destroy reality?
Remorse: beholding heaven and feeling hell.
No place in England where everyone can go is considered respectable.
There is nothing so consoling as to find one's neighbor's troubles are at least as great as one's own.