The longest absence is less perilous to love than the terrible trials of incessant proximity.
To vice, innocence must always seem only a superior kind of chicanery.
Fame has only the span of the day, they say. But to live in the hearts of people-that is worth something.
Take hope from the heart of man and you make him a beast of prey.
An easygoing husband is the one indispensable comfort of life.
What is it that love does to a woman? Without it, she only sleeps; with it alone, she lives.