When younger, he had been fun-loving to the point of tedium.
When there is no hope in the future, the present appears atrociously bitter.
When lovers kiss on the cheeks, it is because they are searching, feeling for one another's lips. Lovers are made by a kiss.
When people have not the same ideas, it is certainly better not to talk about them.
When truth is buried underground it grows, it chokes, it gathers such an explosive force that on the day it bursts out, it blows up everything with it.
When a peasant begins to feel the need for instruction, he usually becomes fiercely calculating.