We have a natural right to make use of our pens as of our tongue, at our peril, risk and hazard.
I'm a heavy smoker. I go through two lighters a day.
What is more agreeable than one's home?
I am a man-pen. I feel through the pen, because of the pen.
What a heavy burden is a name that has become too famous.
I'm not really a heavy smoker any more. I only get through two lighters a day now.
My tongue is prone to lose the way,
Not so my pen, for in a letter
We have not better things to say,
But surely put them better.
No pen, no ink, no table, no room, no time, no quiet, no inclination.
All knowledge burdens and closes you.
Music is an agreeable harmony for the honor of God and the permissible delights of the soul.
For drink, there was beer which was very strong when not mingled with water, but was agreeable to those who were used to it. They drank this with a reed, out of the vessel that held the beer, upon which they saw the barley swim.
Prejudice is a burden that confuses the past, threatens the future and renders the present inaccessible.
Tomorrow it'll all be over, then I'll have to go back to selling pens again.
Dancing in all its forms cannot be excluded from the curriculum of all noble education; dancing with the feet,with ideas, with words, and, need I add that one must also be able to dance with the pen?
I'm small, but I'm neither compliant nor agreeable.
The marvel of all history is the patience with which men and women submit to burdens unnecessarily laid upon them by their governments.
I'm in an agreeable state: busy, enthusiastic, curious.
I don't mind being burdened with being glamorous and sexual. Beauty and femininity are ageless and can't be contrived, and glamour, although the manufacturers won't like this, cannot be manufactured. Not real glamour; it's based on femininity.
To be a novelist, all I need is a pen and a piece of paper.
Humanity has the stars in its future, and that future is too important to be lost under the burden of juvenile folly and ignorant superstition.
My hair got lighter, and I gradually went blonde. I liked it. Had more fun. But my image of myself in my head is this dark-haired person.
Take back the beauty and wit you bestow upon me; leave me my own mediocrity of agreeableness and genius, but leave me also my sincerity, my constancy, and my plain dealing; 'Tis all I have to recommend me to the esteem either of others or myself.
Many an article that I myself penned twenty years ago impresses me now as something quite foreign to myself.
No burden is so heavy for a man to bear as a succession of happy days.
Think twice before burdening a friend with a secret.