The nuisance of the intellectual sphere is the man who is so occupied in trying to educate others, that he has never had any time to educate himself
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.
Ordinary riches can be stolen, real riches cannot. In your soul are infinitely precious things that cannot be taken from you.