William John Locke Quotes.
Children are the root of all evil…. Happy the man who has his quiver empty.
I hold in my hands the very soul of a man. What more dare a woman ask of the high gods?
The only cure for loss of illusions is fresh illusions, more illusions, and always illusions.
In France the men all live in cafes, the children are all put out to nurse, and the women, saving the respect of mademoiselle — well, the less said about them the better.
Have you ever considered what anxious thought, what consummate knowledge of human nature, what dearly-bought experiences go into the making of an advertisement?
Life is droll. It has no common sense. It is the game of a mountebank.
You have never seen ugliness in a happy face.
I believe half of the unhappiness in life comes from people being afraid to go straight at things.
Every man’s first declaration of love is bathos–the zenith of his passion connoting perhaps the nadir of his intelligence.
Our happiness is made up of the things we miss.
As I enter on the path of happiness, I scatter the dregs and shreds and clippings of the past behind me. I divest myself of all the crapulous years.
What is a logical mind?… It is the antiseptic which destroys the bacilli of unreason whereby true happiness is vivified.
Any human love a man gets he can make fill his life. It’s like the grain of mustard-seed.
I think love is serious. It’s like an invention: sometimes it lies deep down inside you, great and quiet–and at other times it racks you and keeps you from sleeping.
Women are cats … and love to scratch even those they’re fond of. Sometimes the more they love them the harder they scratch.
To read of human depravity in the police reports is one thing, to see it fall like a black shadow across one’s life is another.
Women are women and can’t help themselves.
It all depends whether hope is in front or behind you.