The human heart has hidden treasures, In secret kept, in silence sealed; The thoughts, the hopes, the dreams, the pleasures, Whose charms were broken if revealed.
Broken Hopes Human
Conventionality is not morality.
I try to avoid looking forward or backward, and try to keep looking upward.
It is in vain to say human beings ought to be satisfied with tranquility: they must have action; and they will make it if they cannot find it.
Say Cannot Ought
My little friend!" said he, "I wish I were in a quiet island with only you; and trouble, and danger, and hideous recollections removed from me.
I am no bird; and no net ensnares me; I am a free human being with an independent will.
Being I Net
If you are cast in a different mould to the majority, it is no merit of yours: Nature did it.
I'm just going to write because I cannot help it.
Just Because Write
Consistency, madam, is the first of Christian duties.
I feel monotony and death to be almost the same.
Death Almost I Feel
Cheerfulness, it would appear, is a matter which depends fully as much on the state of things within, as on the state of things without and around us.
Cheerfulness Which Things
Give him enough rope and he will hang himself.
Rope Hang Enough