John Bartlett (18201905). Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. 1919.
Vauvenargues (Marquis of). (17151747) 9608
Great thoughts come from the heart. 1
Michel Jean Sedaine. (17171797) 9609
O Richard! O my king! The universe forsakes thee!
Sung at the Dinner given to the French Soldiers in the Opera Salon at Versailles, Oct. 1, 1789.
Charles Joseph, prince de Ligne. (17351814) 9610
The congress of Vienna does not walk, but it dances. 2
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. (17491832) 9611
Who never ate his bread in sorrow, Who never spent the darksome hours Weeping, and watching for the morrow, He knows ye not, ye gloomy Powers.
Wilhelm Meister. Book ii. Chap. xiii. 9612
Knowst thou the land where the lemon-trees bloom, Where the gold orange glows in the deep thickets gloom, Where a wind ever soft from the blue heaven blows, And the groves are of laurel and myrtle and rose? 3
Wilhelm Meister. Book iii. Chap. i. 9613
Art is long, life short; 4 judgment difficult, opportunity transient.
Wilhelm Meister. Book vii. Chap. ix. 9614
The sagacious reader who is capable of reading between these lines what does not stand written in them, but is nevertheless implied, will be able to form some conception.
Autobiography. Book xviii. Truth and Beauty.