When understanding would be too difficult, I become trusting.
When sages commend excess, Desire is sick.
When I prayed for success, I forgot to ask for sound sleep and good digestion.
When a man bores a woman, she complains. When a woman bores a man, he ignores her.
As equality increases, so does the number of people struggling for predominance.
Art seduces, but does not exploit.
Art begins in imitation and ends in innovation.
Arrogance frowns; pride smiles.
An omnipotent God is the only being with no reason to lie.
An academic dialect is perfected when its terms are hard to understand and refer only to one another.
Amazing that the human race has taken enough time out from thinking about food or sex to create the arts and sciences.
After my spectacular failures, I could not be satisfied with an ordinary success.
After an argument, silence may mean acceptance or the continuation of resistance by other means.
Affection reproaches, but does not denounce.
Advice is more agreeable in the mouth than in the ear.
A sense of blessedness comes from a change of heart, not from more blessings.
A real idea keeps changing and appears in many places.
A quick smile is more seductive than a slinky dress.
A happy arrangement: many people prefer cats to other people, and many cats prefer people to other cats.
A great reader seldom recognizes his solitude.
A blunt statement can be as false as any other.