There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness.
People change and forget to tell each other.
Even if you cannot change all the people around you, you can change the people you choose to be around. Life is too short to waste your time on people who don’t respect, appreciate, and value you. Spend your life with people who make you smile, laugh, and feel loved.
True love is usually the most inconvenient kind.
if you love two people at the same time, choose the second. Because if you really loved the first one, you wouldn't have fallen for the second.
Adapt yourself to the things among which your lot has been cast and love sincerely the fellow creatures with whom destiny has ordained that you shall live.
Love is never lost. If not reciprocated, it will flow back and soften and purify the heart.
If you cannot inspire a woman with love of you, fill her above the brim with love of herself; all that runs over will be yours.
It destroys one's nerves to be amiable every day to the same human being.
I respect only those who resist me, but cannot tolerate them.
The easiest kind of relationship for me is with 10,000 people. The hardest is with one.
When the man is at home, his standing in society is well known and quietly taken; but when he is abroad, it is problematical, and is dependent on the success of his manners.
We rarely confide in those who are better than we are.
With three or more people there is something bold in the air: direct things get said which would frighten two people alone and conscious of each inch of their nearness to one another. To be three is to be in public - you feel safe.
It is always safe to assume that people are more subtle and less sensitive than they seem.
The more you let yourself go, the less others let you go.
At bottom the world isn't a joke. We only joke about it to avoid an issue with someone, to let someone know that we know he's there with his questions; to disarm him by seeming to have heard and done justice to his side of the standing argument.
Science may have found a cure for most evils: but it has found no remedy for the worst of them all - the apathy of human beings.
It is well to remember that the entire population of the universe, with one trifling exception, is composed of others.
Make yourself necessary to somebody.