Friendship may, and often does, grow into love, but love never subsides into friendship.
Prolonged endurance tames the bold.
The 'good old times'-all times, when old, are good.
I do detest everything which is not perfectly mutual.
A man of eighty has outlived probably three new schools of painting, two of architecture and poetry and a hundred in dress.
One of the pleasures of reading old letters is the knowledge that they need no answer.