Reality is the name we give to our disappointments.
Altruism is for those who cannot endure their desires.
Love begins with an image; lust with a sensation.
The routines of tourism are even more monotonous than those of daily life.
Opportunity knocks, but doesn't always answer to its name.
The laughter of the aphorism is sometimes triumphant, but seldom carefree.
A sense of righteousness is even more dangerous than a violent temper.
Compassion brings us to a stop, and for a moment we rise above ourselves
I keep eating for fear I will be hungry.
Irony regards every simple truth as a challenge.
Lust and greed are more gullible than innocence.
Arrogance frowns; pride smiles.
Fastidious taste makes enjoyment a struggle.
Beauty is lyrical. Ugliness is elegiac.
The ugly can achieve an absoluteness beyond the reach of beauty.