James Branch Cabell
Patriotism is the religion of hell.
There is not any memory with less satisfaction than the memory of some temptation we resisted.
People marry for a variety of reasons and with varying results. But to marry for love is to invite inevitable tragedy.
No lady is ever a gentleman.
Yet creeds mean very little, Coth answered the dark god, still speaking almost gently. The optimist proclaims that we live in the best of all possible worlds; and the pessimist fears this is true.
While it is well enough to leave footprints on the sands of time, it is even more important to make sure they point in a commendable direction.
The optimist proclaims that we live in the best of all possible worlds, and the pessimist fears this is true.
Why is the King of Hearts the only one that hasn’t a moustache?
Poetry is man’s rebellion against being what he is.