What we call luck is the inner man externalized. We make things happen to us.
Only a fool expects to be happy all the time.
The world is full of people whose notion of a satisfactory future is, in fact, a return to the idealised past.
Few people can see genius in someone who has offended them.
There is no nonsense so gross that society will not, at some time, make a doctrine of it and defend it with every weapon of communal stupidity.
We wanted to meet him, for though we were neither of us naive people we had not wholly lost our belief that it is delightful to meet artists who have given us pleasure.
Extraordinary people survive under the most terrible circumstances and they become more extraordinary because of it.
The love of truth lies at the root of much humor.
A truly great book should be read in youth, again in maturity and once more in old age, as a fine building should be seen by morning light, at noon and by moonlight.
A happy childhood has spoiled many a promising life.
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