The greatest remedy for anger is delay.
How can a woman be expected to be happy with a man who insists on treating her as if she were a perfectly normal human being.
He is a man who is ready for redemption. He has lived a selfish, hedonistic life for the last 20 years and is now faced with looking at himself in the mirror.
A man who as a physical being is always turned toward the outside, thinking that his happiness lies outside him, finally turns inward and discovers that the source is within him.
The man who views the world at 50 the same as he did at 20 has wasted 30 years of his life.
The age of a woman doesn't mean a thing. The best tunes are played on the oldest fiddles.
That's the nature of women, not to love when we love them, and to love when we love them not.
Age merely shows what children we remain.
Each instant of life is a step toward death.
I am a writer who happens to love women. I am not a lesbian who happens to write.
When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That's my religion.
There is this difference between happiness and wisdom: he that thinks himself the happiest man, really is so; but he that thinks himself the wisest, is generally the greatest fool.
The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which mean never losing your enthusiasm.
Time brings all things to pass.
I have found the paradox, that if you love until it hurts, there can be no more hurt, only more love.
Many people take no care of their money till they come nearly to the end of it, and others do just the same with their time.
I like not only to be loved, but also to be told I am loved.
History is a set of lies agreed upon.
Life is a temporary position. When our jobs done, we turn out the lights and go home.
We can only learn to love by loving.
Some women can be fooled all of the time, and all women can be fooled some of the time, but the same woman can't be fooled by the same man in the same way more than half of the time.
Regarding life, the wisest men of all ages have judged alike: it is worthless.
Art saved me; it got me through my depression and self-loathing, back to a place of innocence.
Do not hire a man who does your work for money, but him who does it for love of it.
Excellence is an art won by training and habituation. We do not act rightly because we have virtue or excellence, but we rather have those because we have acted rightly. We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.
Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.
Wisdom is knowledge which has become a part of one's being.
Nymphomaniac: a woman as obsessed with sex as an average man.
Excessive fear is always powerless.
Nine-tenths of wisdom is being wise in time.
There is only one difference between a long life and a good dinner: that, in the dinner, the sweets come last.
Cultivation to the mind is as necessary as food to the body.
A man's mother is his misfortune, but his wife is his fault.
Love possesses not nor will it be possessed, for love is sufficient unto love.
Love means to love that which is unlovable; or it is no virtue at all.
The world's biggest power is the youth and beauty of a woman.
There is a blessed necessity by which the interest of men is always driving them to the right; and, again, making all crime mean and ugly.
The life of an uneducated man is as useless as the tail of a dog which neither covers its rear end, nor protects it from the bites of insects.
Children make your life important.
Success is measured by the amount of effort we put forth, in conquering our objectives. Robert M. Hensel