I wish I knew the good of wishing.
I never found the companion that was so companionable as solitude.
It is only when I am doing my work that I feel truly alive. It is like having sex.
Hope and patience are two sovereign remedies for all, the surest reposals, the softest cushions to lean on in adversity.
Let us not be needlessly bitter: certain failures are sometimes fruitful.
Every human being has hundreds of separate people living under his skin. The talent of a writer is his ability to give them their separate names, identities, personalities and have them relate to other characters living with him.
Happy is the man who ventures boldly to defend what he holds dear.
One's self-image is very important because if that's in good shape, then you can do anything, or practically anything.
It takes time, love, and support to find peace with the restless one.
I was an hungered, and ye gave me meat: I was thirsty and ye gave me drink. I was a stranger, and ye took me in.
All empty souls tend to extreme opinion.
Home they brought her warrior dead.
He gives twice who gives quickly.
Money is the poor people's credit card.
A stiff attitude is one of the phenomena of rigor mortis.
Prevention is better than cure.
Literature is the art of writing something that will be read twice; journalism what will be grasped at once.
It only seems as if you are doing something when you're worrying.
One must always tell what one sees. Above all, which is more difficult, one must always see what one sees.
Life is a flower of which love is the honey.