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Affection, like melancholy, magnifies trifles; but the magnifying of the one is like looking through a telescope at heavenly objects; that of the other, like enlarging monsters with a microscope. Leigh Hunt#Love 64
Leigh Hunt#Love 64
Mere grimness is as easy as grinning but it requires something to put a handsome face on a story. Narratives become of suspicious merit in proportion as they lean to Newgatelike offenses particularly of blood and wounds... Leigh Hunt#Horror 55
Leigh Hunt#Horror 55
The person who can be only serious or only cheerful, is but half a man. Leigh Hunt#People 55
Leigh Hunt#People 55
Sympathizing and selfish people are alike, both given to tears. Leigh Hunt#Sympathy 52
Leigh Hunt#Sympathy 52
There are two worlds: the world we can measure with line and rule, and the world that we feel with our hearts and imagination. Leigh Hunt#Imagination 52
Leigh Hunt#Imagination 52
If you are ever at a loss to support a flagging conversation, introduce the subject of eating. Leigh Hunt#Food 44
Leigh Hunt#Food 44
If you ever have to support a flagging conversation, introduce the topic of eating. Leigh Hunt#Conversation 44
Leigh Hunt#Conversation 44
It is books that teach us to refine our pleasures when young, and to recall them with satisfaction when we are old. Leigh Hunt#Reading 41
Leigh Hunt#Reading 41
Colors are the smiles of nature. Leigh Hunt#Color 41
Leigh Hunt#Color 41
The groundwork of all happiness is health. Leigh Hunt#Fitness 36
Leigh Hunt#Fitness 36
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