To dare is to lose one’s footing momentarily. Not to dare is to lose oneself.
Love does not alter the beloved, it alters itself.
It belongs to the imperfection of everything human that man can only attain his desire by passing through its opposite.
I see it all perfectly; there are two possible situations – one can either do this or that. My honest opinion and my friendly advice is this: do it or do not do it – you will regret both.
It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.
Be that self which one truly is.
What is a poet? An unhappy person who conceals profound anguish in his heart but whose lips are so formed that as sighs and cries pass over them they sound like beautiful music.
Once you label me you negate me.
During the first period of a man’s life the greatest danger is not to take the risk.
Patience is necessary, and one cannot reap immediately where one has sown.