It is not easy to find happiness in ourselves, and it is not possible to find it elsewhere.
It is as impossible to withhold education from the receptive mind, as it is impossible to force it upon the unreasoning.
There are few nudities so objectionable as the naked truth.
It is in his pleasure that a man really lives; it is from his leisure that he constructs the true fabric of self.
A kitten is chiefly remarkable for rushing about like mad at nothing whatever, and generally stopping before it gets there.
It is not what we learn in conversation that enriches us. It is the elation that comes of swift contact with tingling currents of thought.
There is always a secret irritation about a laugh into which we cannot join.
It is impossible for a lover of cats to banish these alert, gentle, and discriminating friends, who give us just enough of their regard and complaisance to make us hunger for more.