The very flexibility and ease which make men's friendships so agreeable while they endure, make them the easier to destroy and forget. And a man who has a few friends, or one who has a dozen (if there be any…
Quote by Robert Louis Stevenson
Once you are married, there is nothing left for you, not even suicide.
The cruelest lies are often told in silence.
It is one thing to mortify curiosity, another to conquer it.
The obscurest epoch is today.
You could read Kant by yourself, if you wanted; but you must share a joke...
Some people swallow the universe like a pill; they travel on through the world, like...
Peace is the one condition of survival in this nuclear age.
Vanity dies hard; in some obstinate cases it outlives the man.
We are all travelers in the wilderness of the world, and the best that we...
The difficulty of literature is not to write, but to write what you mean; not...
You can kill the body but not the spirit.
Books are good enough in their own way, but they are a mighty bloodless substitute...
All speech, written or spoken, is a dead language, until it finds a willing and...
Every heart that has beat strongly and cheerfully has left a hopeful impulse behind it...
Everyone lives by selling something, whatever be his right to it.
So long as we love, we serve; so long as we are loved by others,...
No man is useless while he has a friend.
It is not likely that posterity will fall in love with us, but not impossible...
The web, then, or the pattern, a web at once sensuous and logical, an elegant...
Sooner or later everyone sits down to a banquet of consequences.