Honor has not to be won; it must only not be lost.
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
Life is an unpleasant business. I have resolved to spend mine reflecting on it.
Of how many a man may it not be said that hope made a fool of him until he danced into the arms of death!
Night gives a black look to everything, whatever it may be.
Everything is beautiful only so long as it does not concern us.