The truest characters of ignorance are vanity and pride and arrogance.
Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it.
To live is like to love - all reason is against it, and all healthy instinct for it.
People are always good company when they are doing what they really enjoy.
Every man's work, whether it be literature, or music or pictures or architecture or anything else, is always a portrait of himself.