I never force myself to be devout except when I feel so inspired, and never compose hymns of prayers unless I feel within me real and true devotion.
Happy is the man who finds a true friend, and far happier is he who finds that true friend in his wife.
Easy mind, light heart. A mind that is too easy hides a heart that is too heavy.
A man endures misfortune without complaint.
Why does God endow us with compassion?
I try to decorate my imagination as much as I can.