Love is like any other luxury. You have no right to it unless you can afford it.
Book love… is your pass to the greatest, the purest, and the most perfect pleasure that God has prepared for His creatures.
Don’t let love interfere with your appetite. It never does with mine.
There is no happiness in love, except at the end of an English novel.
There is no royal road to learning; no short cut to the acquirement of any art.
The habit of reading is the only enjoyment in which there is no alloy; it lasts when all other pleasures fade.
A small daily task, if it be really daily, will beat the labours of a spasmodic Hercules.
I doubt whether any girl would be satisfied with her lover’s mind if she knew the whole of it.
Never think that you’re not good enough yourself. A man should never think that. People will take you very much at your own reckoning.
Success is the necessary misfortune of life, but it is only to the very unfortunate that it comes early.