We are all ruled in what we do by impulses; and these impulses are so organized that our actions in general serve for our self preservation and that of the race.
The longest absence is less perilous to love than the terrible trials of incessant proximity.
Set the foot down with distrust on the crust of the world - it is thin.
Beauty is whatever gives joy.
My candle burns at both ends; it will not last the night; but ah, my foes, and oh, my friends - it gives a lovely light!