In a total work, the failures have their not unimportant place.
The minute one utters a certainty, the opposite comes to mind.
True feeling justifies whatever it may cost.
May we agree that private life is irrelevant? Multiple, mixed, ambiguous at best – out of it we try to fashion the crystal clear, the singular, the absolute, and that is what is relevant; that is what matters.
It is the privilege of those who fear love to murder those who do not fear it!
Don’t forget that compared to a grownup person every baby is a genius. Think of the capacity to learn! The freshness, the temperament, the will of a baby a few months old!
Self-respect is nothing to hide behind. When you need it most it isn’t there.
Women are at last becoming persons first and wives second, and that is as it should be.
One must think like a hero to behave like a merely decent human being.
No partner in a love relationship… should feel that he has to give up an essential part of himself to make it viable.
Each day, and the living of it, has to be a conscious creation in which discipline and order are relieved with some play and pure foolishness.
Most people have to talk so they won’t hear.
In the country of pain we are each alone.
There is only one real deprivation… and that is not to be able to give one’s gifts to those one loves most.
A house that does not have one warm, comfy chair in it is soulless.