A good critic is the sorcerer who makes some hidden spring gush forth unexpectedly under our feet.
Doubt is nothing but a trivial agitation on the surface of the soul, while deep down there is a calm certainty.
Human love is often but the encounter of two weaknesses.
If the flame inside you goes out, the souls that are next to you will die of cold.
If you would tell me the heart of a man, tell me not what he reads, but what he rereads.
Let us be wary of ready-made ideas about cowardice and courage: the same burden weighs infinitely more heavily on some shoulders than on others.
Men resemble great deserted palaces: the owner occupies only a few rooms and has closed-off wings where he never ventures.
No love, no friendship can cross the path of our destiny without leaving some mark on it forever.
One can touch a living soul through a curtain of vice and crime no matter how dense and dark: but vulgarity is an insurmountable barrier.
The grandeur of man lies in song, not in thought.
There is no accident in our choice of reading. All our sources are related.
To love someone is to see a miracle invisible to others.
We know well only what we are deprived of.
Where does discipline end? Where does cruelty begin? Somewhere between these, thousands of children inhabit a voiceless hell.
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