All women become like their mothers. That is their tragedy. No man does. That's his.
Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.
It takes great courage to see the world in all its tainted glory, and still to love it. And even more courage to see it in the one you love
I've put my genius into my life; I've only put my talent into my works.
The only things one never regrets are one's mistakes.
Work is the curse of the drinking classes.