It's the soul's duty to be loyal to its own desires. It must abandon itself to its master passion.
Before a war military science seems a real science, like astronomy but after a war it seems more like astrology.
The point is that nobody likes having salt rubbed into their wounds, even if it is the salt of the earth.
Just how difficult it is to write biography can be reckoned by anybody who sits down and considers just how many people know they real truth about his or her love affairs.
Life ought to be a struggle of desire toward adventures whose nobility will fertilize the soul.
Writing has nothing to do with communication between person and person, only with communication between different parts of a person's mind.
I only know that people call me a feminist whenever I express sentiments that differentiate me from a doormat or a prostitute.
God forbid that any book should be banned. The practice is as indefensible as infanticide.
Humanity is never more sphinxlike than when it is expressing itself
Journalism is the ability to meet the challenge of filling space.
Journalism: an ability to meet the challenge of filling the space
He is every other inch a gentleman.
Motherhood is the strangest thing, it can be like being one's own Trojan horse.
Great music is in a sense serene; it is certain of the values it asserts.
It is the soul's duty to be loyal to its own desires. It must abandon itself to its master passion.