Courage has gone out of our race. Perhaps we never really had it. The terror of society, which is the basis of morals, the terror of God, which is the secret of religion--these are the two things that govern us.
Faithfulness is to the emotional life what consistency is to the life of the intellect - simply a confession of failures.
I like talking to a brick wall- it's the only thing in the world that never contradicts me!
I have forgotten all about my school days. I have a vague impression that they were detestable.
To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people just exist.
Nothing looks so like innocence as an indiscretion.