All love is probationary, a fact which frightens women and exhilarates men.
The excesses of love soon pass, but its insufficiencies torment us forever.
The hardest-learned lesson: that people have only their kind of love to give, not our kind.
Forget about calories -everything makes thin people thinner, and fat people fatter.
If I knew what I was so anxious about, I wouldn't be so anxious.
Confession is good for the conscience, but it usually bypasses the soul.
The soul may sleep and the body still be happy, but only in youth.
Family quarrels have a total bitterness unmatched by others. Yet it sometimes happens that they also have a kind of tang, a pleasantness beneath the unpleasantness, based on the tacit understanding that this is not for keeps; that any limb you climb out on will still be there later for you to climb back.
It took man thousands of years to put words down on paper, and his lawyers still wish he wouldn't.
The only courage that matters is the kind that gets you from one moment to the next.