Books do furnish a room.
Parents – especially step-parents – are sometimes a bit of a disappointment to their children. They don’t fulfill the promise of their early years.
People think that because a novel’s invented, it isn’t true. Exactly the reverse is the case. Biography and memoirs can never be wholly true, since they cannot include every conceivable circumstance of what happened. The novel can do that.
Few persons who have ever sat for a portrait can have felt anything but inferior while the process is going on.
Growing old’s like being increasingly penalized for a crime you haven’t committed.
Self-love seems so often unrequited.
He fell in love with himself at first sight, and it is a passion to which he has always remained faithful. Self-love seems so often unrequited.
Parents are sometimes a bit of a disappointment to their children. They don’t fulfill the promise of their early years.