My loneliness was born when men praised my talkative faults and blamed my silent virtues.
You’ll miss the best things if you keep your eyes shut.
The more intense the nature of a man, the more readily will he find meditation, and the more successfully will he practice it.
If the world was perfect, it wouldn't be.
A jug fills drop by drop.
Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know of us.
A lot of people don't realize that depression is an illness. I don't wish it on anyone, but if they would know how it feels, I swear they would think twice before they just shrug it.
Do it again on the next verse, and people think you meant it.
Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder.
But there is only one thing which gathers people into seditious commotion, and that is oppression
Keep things at arm's length... If you let anything come too near you want to hold on to it. And there is nothing a man can hold on to.
The day of individual happiness has passed
I've been looking for a girl like you - not you, but a girl like you.
Never lend your car to someone you've given birth to.
Those who restrain desire do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained.
You just have to keep on doing what you do. It's the lesson I get from my husband; he just says, Keep going. Start by starting.
Be that self which one truly is.
The last of human freedoms - the ability to chose one's attitude in a given set of circumstances.
Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not.
All satire is blind to the forces liberated by decay. Which is why total decay has absorbed the forces of satire.
It seldom happens that any felicity comes so pure as not to be tempered and allayed by some mixture of sorrow.