A fact is like a sack which won't stand up if it's empty. In order that it may stand up, one has to put into it the reason and sentiment which caused it to exist.
As soon as one is born, one starts dying.
Each of us when he appears before his fellows is clothed in a certain dignity. But every man knows what unconfessable things pass within the secrecy of his own heart.
I present myself to you in a form suitable to the relationship I wish to achieve with you.
If only we could see in advance all the harm that can come from the good we think we are doing.
In bed my real love has always been the sleep that rescued me by allowing me to dream.
It is much easier to be a hero than a gentleman.
It is the hardest thing to close the open hand of someone you love.
Life is full of infinite absurdities, which, strangely enough, do not even need to appear plausible, since they are true.
Life is little more than a loan shark: it exacts a very high rate of interest for the few pleasures it concedes.
Logic is one thing, the human animal another. You can quite easily propose a logical solution to something and at the same time hope in your heart of hearts it won't work out.
My opinion is a view I hold until... well, until I find something that changes it.
Nature uses human imagination to lift her work of creation to even higher levels.
None of us can estimate what we do when we do it from instinct.
Not one of us can lie or pretend. We're all fixed in good faith in a certain concept of ourselves.
Pretending is a virtue. If you cant pretend, you can't be king.
Refusing to have an opinion is a way of having one, isn't it?
There is someone who is living my life. And I know nothing about him.
We think we understand each other, but we never really do.
We're like so many puppets hung on the wall, waiting for someone to come and move us or make us talk.
Whatever is a reality today, whatever you touch and believe in and that seems real for you today, is going to be- like the reality of yesterday- an illusion tomorrow.kgbtags
Woe to him who doesn't know how to wear his mask, be he king or pope!
Women are like dreams- they are never the way you would like to have them.
You should show some respect for what other people see and feel, even though it be the exact opposite of what you see and feel.
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