Every song has a bouquet, which is the music. If you can put words with something that is really apt, then you've done it.
If a person is treated like a patient, they are apt to act like one.
Mankind are apt to be strongly prejudiced in favor of whatever is countenanced by antiquity, enforced by authority, and recommended by custom.
People of little understanding are most apt to be angry when their sense is called into question.
Youth is ever apt to judge in haste, and lose the medium in the wild extreme.
Once the bear's hug has got you, it is apt to be for keeps.
Man is used to the fact that there are languages which he does not at first understand and which must be learned, but because art is primarily visual he expects that he should get the message immediately and is apt to be affronted if he doesn't.
The class distinctions proper to a democratic society are not those of rank or money, still less, as is apt to happen when these are abandoned, of race, but of age.
A man nearly always loves for other reasons than he thinks. A lover is apt to be as full of secrets from himself as is the object of his love from him.
Whoever resorts regularly to the lessons of Holy Scripture as an apt pupil will take the Savior into her group, and the children will perceive that He is present and that He assists in their work; thus, He will take possession of their souls.
Men are apt to prefer a prosperous error to an afflicted truth.
If you expect nothing, you're apt to be surprised. You'll get it.
Any reading not of a vicious species must be a good substitute for the amusements too apt to fill up the leisure of the labouring classes.
In talking about the impact of ideas in one field on ideas in another field, one is always apt to make a fool of oneself.
Such sins, even if they do not kill all grace in us, do harm, nevertheless; and though they are only venial in themselves, they make us apt, ready, and inclined to lose grace and to fall into mortal sin.
A man who trusts nobody is apt to be the kind of man nobody trusts.
When they come downstairs from their Ivory Towers, idealists are very apt to walk straight into the gutter.
One has to accept pain as a condition of existence. One has to court doubt and darkness as the cost of knowing. One needs a will stubborn in conflict, but apt always to the total acceptance of every consequence of living and dying.
Selfishness is one of the qualities apt to inspire love.
Though men are apt to flatter and exalt themselves with their great achievements, yet these are, in truth, very often owing not so much to design as chance.