The woman who first gives life, light, and form to our shadowy conceptions of beauty, fills a void in our spiritual nature that has remained unknown to us till she appeared.
The actions of human beings are not invariably governed by the laws of pure reason
Men ruin themselves headlong for unworthy women.
Every human institution (Justice included) will stretch a little, if you only pull it the right way.
Ask yourself if there is any explanation of the mystery of your own life and death.
Any woman who is sure of her own wits, is a match, at any time, for a man who is not sure of his own temper.
I have always held the old-fashioned opinion that the primary object of work of fiction should be to tell a story.
Your tears come easy , when you’re young, and beginning the world. Your tears come easy, when you’re old, and leaving it.
We had our breakfasts–whatever happens in a house, robbery or murder, it doesn’t matter, you must have your breakfast.
Wondering Whom to Read Next?
- Charles Dickens English Novelist
- Thomas Hardy English Novelist, Poet
- Hanif Kureishi British Novelist, Screenwriter
- Charles Reade British Author
- Lord Byron (George Gordon Byron) English Romantic Poet
- Ian McEwan (b.1948) British Novelist, Short-story Writer
- Christopher Hitchens Anglo-American Social Critic
- Anne Isabella Thackeray Ritchie English Novelist, Biographer
- John Galsworthy English Novelist, Playwright
- Maurice Baring British Author