They (the days) come and go like muffled and veiled figures sent from a distant friendly party; but they say nothing, and if we do not use the gifts they bring, they carry them as silently away
In Gifts Quotes
Whatever games are played with us, we must play no games with ourselves, but deal in our privacy with the last honesty and truth
In Games Quotes
A lady with whom I was riding in the forest said to me that the woods always seemed to her to wait, as if the genii who inhabit them suspend their deeds until the wayfarer had passed onward; a thought which poetry has celebrated in the dance of the fairies, which breaks off on the approach of human feet.
In Fairies Quotes
Every actual state is corrupt. Good men must not obey laws too well.
In Civil Disobedience Quotes
Do you see that kitten chasing so prettily her own tail? If you could look with her eyes, you might see her surrounded with hundreds of figures performing complex dramas, with tragic and comic issues, long conversations, many characters, many ups and downs of fate.
In Cats Quotes
The angels are so enamored of the language that is spoken in heaven, that they will not distort their lips with the hissing and unmusical dialects of men, but speak their own, whether there be any who understand it or not.
In Angel Quotes
In the great books of India, an empire spoke to us, nothing small or unworthy, but large, serene, consistent, the voice of an old intelligence, which in another age and climate had pondered and thus disposed of the questions that exercise us.
In India Quotes
Happiness is a perfume you cannot pour on others without getting a few drops on yourself
In Happiness Quotes
What we do not call education is more precious than which we call so.
In Intelligence Quotes