Quotations by Author


I detest that man who hides one thing in the depths of his heart, and speaks for another.

A companion's words of persuasion are effective.

A generation of men is like a generation of leaves; the wind scatters some leaves upon the ground, while others the burgeoning wood brings forth - and the season of spring comes on. So of men one generation springs forth and another ceases.

But curb thou the high spirit in thy breast, for gentle ways are best, and keep aloof from sharp contentions.

Hateful to me as the gates of Hades is that man who hides one thing in his heart and speaks another.

Words empty as the wind are best left unsaid.

Yet, taught by time, my heart has learned to glow for other's good, and melt at other's woe.