You cannot have Liberty in this World without what you call Moral Virtue, and you cannot have Moral Virtue without the Slavery of that half of the Human Race who hate what you call Moral Virtue.
When I tell any truth, it is not for the sake of convincing those who do not know it, but for the sake of defending those who do.
What is it men in women do require? The lineaments of Gratified Desire. What is it women do in men require? The lineaments of Gratified Desire.
What is Grand is necessarily obscure to Weak men. That which can be made Explicit to the idiot is not worth my care.
We are led to believe a lie, when we see not through the eye, which was born in a night to perish in a night, when the soul slept in beams of light.
Want of Money and the Distress of a Thief can never be alleged as the Cause of his Thieving, for many honest people endure greater hardships with Fortitude. We must therefore seek the Cause elsewhere than in want of Money, for that is the Miser’s passion, not the Thief’s.
To see a World in a Grain of Sand, And a Heaven in a Wild Flower, Hold Infinity in the palm of your hand, And Eternity in an hour.