How that personage haunted my dreams, I need scarcely tell you.
Robert Louis Stevenson
In many ways an artistic nature unfits a man for a practical existence.
Marriage is a friendship recognized by the police.
My devil had been long caged, he came out roaring.
An imperturbable demeanour comes from perfect patience. Quiet minds cannot be perplexed or frightened, but go on in fortune or misfortune at their own private pace, like a clock during a thunderstorm.
You can read Kant by yourself, if you wanted to; but you must share a joke with someone else.