There is no such thing as a moral or immoral book. Books are well written, or badly written. That is all.
Even you are not rich enough to buy back your past. No man is.
There are few things easier than to live badly and die well.
Forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.
To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all
It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
Behind every exquisite thing that existed, there was something tragic.
There are only two tragedies in life: not getting what you want—and getting it.
Anybody can sympathise with the sufferings of a friend, but it requires a very fine nature to sympathise with a friend's success.