Every luxury must be paid for, and everything is a luxury, starting with being in the world.
He knows not his own strength that hath not met adversity.
Childhood is not only the childhood we really had but also the impressions we formed of it in our adolescence and maturity. That is why childhood seems so long. Probably every period of life is multiplied by our reflections upon the next.
Hate is always a clash between our spirit and someone else's body
The only joy in the world is to begin
The richness of life lies in the memories we have forgotten.
Life is pain and the enjoyment of love is an anesthetic.
Living is like working out a long addition sum, and if you make a mistake in the first two totals you will never find the right answer. It means involving oneself in a complicated chain of circumstances.
No one ever kills himself for the love of a woman, but because love - any love - reveals us in our nakedness, our misery, our vulnerability, our nothingness.
No woman marries for money; they are all clever enough, before marrying a millionaire, to fall in love with him first.
One does not kill oneself for love of a woman, but because love - any love - reveals us in our nakedness, our misery, our vulnerability, our nothingness
We do not remember days, we remember moments. The richness of life lies in memories we have forgotten.
We do not remember days, we remember moments.
Will power is only the tensile strength of one's own disposition. One cannot increase it by a single ounce.
No one ever lacks a good reason for suicide.