Time, which changes people, does not alter the image we have retained of them.
Let us be grateful to people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom
A powerful idea communicates some of its strength to him who challenges it
The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes.
Let us be grateful to people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.
The real voyage of discovery consists of not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes.
The opinions which we hold of one another, our relations with friends and kinfolk are in no sense permanent, save in appearance, but are as eternally fluid as the sea itself
Like many intellectuals, he was incapable of saying a simple thing in a simple way
Happiness is beneficial for the body, but it is grief that develops the powers of the mind
Let us leave the beautiful women to men with no imagination.
It is in moments of illness that we are compelled to recognize that we live not alone but chained to a creature of a different kingdom, whole worlds apart, who has no knowledge of us and by whom it is impossible to make ourselves understood: our body.
Illness is the doctor to whom we pay most heed; to kindness, to knowledge we make promise only; pain we obey.
There are perhaps no days of our childhood we lived so fully as those we spent with a favorite book.
In a separation it is the one who is not really in love who says the more tender things.
Conversation, which is friendship\'s mode of expression, is a superficial digression which gives us nothing worth acquiring. We may talk for a lifetime without doing more than indefinitely repeat the vacuity of a minute.