Often have I wondered with much curiosity as to our coming into this world and what will follow our departure.
Few, save the poor, feel for the poor.
Loneliness is the poverty of self; solitude is the richness of self.
I prefer to be a dreamer among the humblest, with visions to be realized, than lord among those without dreams and desires.
I always knew would be some sort of artist, but didn’t know what.
Romantic ideas about the heart fly in the face of known fact, but that doesn’t matter and never has. People many thousands of years ago knew that the heart is basically a blood pump, but that didn’t keep them from also believing it was the seat of romantic love (and all other strong emotion).
Time, the devourer of all things.
Good advice is one of those injuries which a good man ought, if possible, to forgive, but at all events to forget at once.
Happiness is neither virtue nor pleasure nor this thing nor that but simply growth, We are happy when we are growing.