When I am dead, I hope it may be said: His sins were scarlet, but his books were read.
Money gives me pleasure all the time.
It is the best of all trades, to make songs, and the second best to sing them.
The pilgrim is humble and devout, and human, and charitable, and ready to smile and admire; therefore, he should comprehend the whole of his way, the poeple in it, and the hills and the clouds, and the habits of the various cities.
All men have an instinct for conflict: at least, all healthy men.
Just as there is nothing between the admirable omelet and the intolerable, so with autobiography.
I have wandered all my life, and I have also traveled; the difference between the two being this, that we wander for distraction, but we travel for fulfillment.
Be content to remember that those who can make omelettes properly can do nothing else.
Loss and possession, death and life are one, There falls no shadow where there shines no sun.
When friendship disappears then there is a space left open to that awful loneliness of the outside world which is like the cold space between the planets. It is an air in which men perish utterly.