It is no use trying to sum people up. One must follow hints, not exactly what is said, nor yet entirely what is done.
The richness of life lies in memories we have forgotten.
I’m addicted to email, but other than that, there are practical things – being able to buy a book on the internet that you can’t find in your local bookshop. This could be a lifeline if you live further from the sources.
I think writing about unhappiness is probably the source of my popularity, if I have any-after all, most people are unhappy, don’t you think?
Art is not living. It is the use of living.
We usually lose today, because there has been a yesterday, and tomorrow is coming.
Mother believed that I should have an enormous amount of sleep, and so I was never really tired when I went to bed. This was the best time of day, when I could lie in the vague twilight, drifting off to sleep, making up dreams inside my head the way they should go.
Why do you hasten to remove anything which hurts your eye, while if something affects your soul you postpone the cure until next year?
Success is counted sweetest by those who never succeed.
The light, that lies In woman’s eyes, Has been my heart’s undoing.