Jests that give pains are not jests.
A great city is the place to escape the true drama of provincial life, and find solace in fantasy.
Young heads take example of the ancient.
At the heart of all beauty lies something inhuman.
There is no such thing as a Christian child: only a child of Christian parents.
Do unto those downstream as you would have those upstream do unto you.
Sunlight is painting.
I feel as if I were a piece in a game of chess, when my opponent says of it: That piece cannot be moved.
Memories warm you up from the inside. But they also tear you apart.
I would define, in brief, the poetry of words as the rhythmical creation of Beauty.
Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence.
Memory... is an internal rumour.
A myth is an image in terms of which we try to make sense of the world.
The mind is a superb instrument if used rightly. Used wrongly, however, it becomes very destructive. To put it more accurately... you usually don't use it at all. It uses you.
Anger makes dull men witty, but it keeps them poor.
We must find time to stop and thank the people who make a difference in our lives
It seldom happens that any felicity comes so pure as not to be tempered and allayed by some mixture of sorrow.
A difference of opinion is what makes horse racing and missionaries.
Humility is attentive patience.
It is a good rule in life never to apologize. The right sort of people do not want apologies, and the wrong sort take a mean advantage of them.
I am dying from the treatment of too many physicians.