There are good and bad times, but our mood changes more often than our fortune.
One must verify or expel his doubts, and convert them into the certainty of Yes or NO.
Man is the only animal that can remain on friendly terms with the victims he intends to eat until he eats them.
Life is like music; it must be composed by ear, feeling, and instinct, not by rule.
One had to take some action against fear when once it laid hold of one.
Every day that is born into the world comes like a burst of music and rings the whole day through, and you make of it a dance, a dirge, or a life march, as you will.
I don’t like to talk much with people who always agree with me. It is amusing to coquette with an echo for a little while, but one soon tires of it.
What you see, but can’t see over is as good as infinite.
Humor has justly been regarded as the finest perfection of poetic genius.
The oldest books are only just out to those who have not read them.