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Euphemisms are not, as many young people think, useless verbiage for that which can and should be said bluntly; they read more

Euphemisms are not, as many young people think, useless verbiage for that which can and should be said bluntly; they are like secret agents on a delicate mission, they must airily pass by a stinking mess with barely so much as a nod of the head, make their point of constructive criticism and continue on in calm forbearance. Euphemisms are unpleasant truths wearing diplomatic cologne.

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Never deprive someone of hope; it may be all they have.

Never deprive someone of hope; it may be all they have.

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Be humble, if thou would'st attain to Wisdom. Be humbler still, when Wisdom thou hast mastered. -Helena Petrova Blavatsky.

Be humble, if thou would'st attain to Wisdom. Be humbler still, when Wisdom thou hast mastered. -Helena Petrova Blavatsky.

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Each department of knowledge passes through three stages. The theoretic stage; the theological stage and the metaphysical or abstract stage.

Each department of knowledge passes through three stages. The theoretic stage; the theological stage and the metaphysical or abstract stage.

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Abuse a man unjustly, and you will make friends for him.

Abuse a man unjustly, and you will make friends for him.

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Character must be kept bright as well as clean.

Character must be kept bright as well as clean.

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You can always draw as well as you know how to. I flatter myself that I feel more than I read more

You can always draw as well as you know how to. I flatter myself that I feel more than I express on canvas; but I know that is not so.

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The entire world is my temple, and a very fine one too, if I'm not mistaken, and I'll never lack read more

The entire world is my temple, and a very fine one too, if I'm not mistaken, and I'll never lack priests to serve it as long as there are men.

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Acting is the expression of a neurotic impulse. It's a bum's life. The principal benefit acting has afforded me is read more

Acting is the expression of a neurotic impulse. It's a bum's life. The principal benefit acting has afforded me is the money to pay for my psychoanalysis.

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