Summer has set in with its usual severity.
In politics, what begins in fear usually ends in folly.
How inimitably graceful children are in general before they learn to dance!
Some men are like musical glasses; to produce their finest tones, you must keep them wet.
The principle of the Gothic architecture is infinity made imaginable.
My case is a species of madness, only that it is a derangement of the Volition, & not of the intellectual faculties.
No man was ever yet a great poet, without being at the same time a profound philosopher.
That willing suspension of disbelief for the moment, which constitutes poetic faith.
Every reform, however necessary, will by weak minds be carried to an excess, which will itself need reforming.
Until you understand a writer's ignorance, presume yourself ignorant of his understanding.