These are the days when birds come back, a very few, a bird or two, to take a backward look.

We both believe, and disbelieve a hundred times an hour, which keeps believing nimble.

He ate and drank the precious words, his spirit grew robust; he knew no more that he was poor, nor that his frame was dust.

I do not like the man who squanders life for fame; give me the man who living makes a name.

There is no frigate like a book to take us lands away nor any coursers like a page of prancing poetry.