Instinct. When the house burns one forgets even lunch. Yes, but one eats it later in the ashes.
The concept of boredom entails an inability to use up present moments in a personally fulfilling way.
A desperate disease requires a dangerous remedy.
Foolproof systems do not take into account the ingenuity of fools.
It is only to the happy that tears are a luxury.
Nothing earthly will make me give up my work in despair.
No one can be an unbeliever nowadays. The Christian Apologists have left one nothing to disbelieve.
A difference of taste in jokes is a great strain on the affections.
When you love someone all your saved-up wishes start coming out.
A gem cannot be polished without friction, nor a man perfected without trials.
Conscience is the mirror of our souls, which represents the errors of our lives in their full shape.
Try to be the best of what you are, even if what you are is no good.
Don't look back. Something might be gaining on you.