There is no sight on earth more appealing than the sight of a woman making dinner for someone she loves
If a man has talent and can't use it, he's failed. If he uses only half of it, he has partly failed. If he uses the whole of it, he has succeeded, and won a satisfaction and triumph few men ever know.
There are some people who have the quality of richness and joy in them and they communicate it to everything they touch. It is first of all a physical quality; then it is a quality of the spirit.
The reason a writer writes a book is to forget a book and the reason a reader reads one is to remember it.
The mountains were his masters. They rimmed in life. They were the cup of reality, beyond growth, beyond struggle and death. They were his absolute unity in the midst of eternal change.
In Sleep we lie all naked and alone, in Sleep we are united at the heart of night and darkness, and we are strange and beautiful asleep; for we are dying the darkness and we know no death.
The surest cure for vanity is loneliness
The surest cure for vanity is loneliness.
Loneliness is and always has been the central and inevitable experience of every man.
If a conservative is a liberal who's been mugged, a liberal is a conservative who's been arrested