There is a touch of divinity even in brutes, and a special halo about a horse, that should forever exempt him from indignities.
To the last, I grapple with thee; From Hell's heart, I stab at thee; For hate's sake, I spit my last breath at thee.
There is no quality in this world that is not what it is merely by contrast. Nothing exists in itself.
We cannot live only for ourselves. A thousand fibers connect us with our fellow men.
To produce a mighty book, you must choose a mighty theme. No great and enduring volume can ever be written on the flea, though many there be that have tried it.
I am, as I am; whether hideous, or handsome, depends upon who is made judge.
At sea a fellow comes out. Salt water is like wine, in that respect.
There is no dignity in wickedness, whether in purple or rags; and hell is a democracy of devils, where all are equals.
It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation.
Friendship at first sight, like love at first sight, is said to be the only truth.
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