Truth won't escape you, but life can be cramped.
For any one to love a man, he must be hidden, for as soon as he shows his face, love is gone.
No, life is only given to me once and I shall never have it again …
Perezvon (the dog) ran about in the wildest spirits, sniffing about first one side, then the other. When he met other dogs they zealously smelt each other over according to the rules of canine etiquette.
But it's in despair that you discover the most intense pleasure, especially when you are acutely conscious of the hopelessness of your predicament.
And if there's love, you can do without happiness too. Even with sorrow, life is sweet.