It is within the experience of everyone that when pleasure and pain reach a certain intensity they are indistinguishable.
Arnold Bennett Quotes
Your own mind is a sacred enclosure into which nothing harmful can enter except by your permission.
Pessimism, when you get used to it, is just as agreeable as optimism.
Every scene, even the commonest, is wonderful, if only one can detach oneself, casting off all memory of use and custom and behold it, as it were, for the first time.
I am obliged to mention this personal fact lest I should be accused of a prejudice against newspapers when I say that I object to the reading of newspapers in the morning train. Newspapers are produced with rapidity, to be read with rapidity. There is no place in my daily programme for newspapers. I read […]
The great advantage of being in a rut is that when one is in a rut, one knows exactly where one is.
Mother is far too clever to understand anything she does not like.
The parents exist to teach the child, but also they must learn what the child has to teach them; and the child has a very great deal to teach them.
Any change, even a change for the better, is always accompanied by drawbacks and discomforts.
There can be no doubt that the average man blames much more than he praises. His instinct is to blame. If he is satisfied he says nothing; if he is not, he most illogically kicks up a row.