Clouds symbolize the veils that shroud God.
Honore De Balzac
Virtue will cut your head off, vice will only cut your hair.
But reason always cuts a poor figure beside sentiment; the one being essentially restricted, like everything that is positive, while the other is infinite.
Between the daylight gambler and the player at night there is the same difference that lies between a careless husband and the lover swooning under his lady's window.
A beautiful book is a victory won in all the battlefields of human thought.
I'm a great poet. I don't put my poems on paper: they consist of actions and feelings.