"Laws are generally found to be nets of such a texture, as the little creep through, the great break through, and the middle-sized are alone entangled in it."
"It is strange to be known so universally and yet to be so lonely."William Shenstone on Albert Einstein
"Alone we can do so little together we can do so much."William Shenstone on Helen Keller
"It's often just enough to be with someone. I don't need to touch them. Not even talk. A feeling passes between you both. You're not alone."William Shenstone on Marilyn Monroe
"Associate with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation for it is better to be alone than in bad company."William Shenstone on George Washington
"I restore myself when I'm alone."William Shenstone on Marilyn Monroe
"Anger is a great force. If you control it, it can be transmuted into a power which can move the whole world."
"Grandeur and beauty are so very opposite, that you often diminish the one as you increase the other. Variety is most akin to the latter, simplicity to the former."
"Jealousy is the fear or apprehension of superiority: envy our uneasiness under it."
"The best time to frame an answer to the letters of a friend, is the moment you receive them. Then the warmth of friendship, and the intelligence received, most forcibly cooperate."
"Hope is a flatterer, but the most upright of all parasites for she frequents the poor man's hut, as well as the palace of his superior."