Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.
Archives for May 2016
If men could see us as we really are, they would be a little amazed; but the cleverest, the acutest men are often under an illusion about women: they do not read them in a true light: they misapprehend them, both for good and evil: their good woman is a queer thing, half doll, half angel; their bad woman almost always a fiend.
Art is a harmony parallel with nature.
Constantly choosing the lesser of two evils is still choosing evil.
Learning is the ally, not the adversary of genius. He who reads in a proper spirit, can scarcely read too much.
To love someone means to see him as God intended him.
A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanged, it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in color and content.
Never to lie is to have no lock on your door.
It is a tremendous act of violence to begin anything. I am not able to begin. I simply skip what should be the beginning.
We cherish our friends not for their ability to amuse us, but for ours to amuse them.