Jealousy is bred in doubts. When those doubts change into certainties, then the passion either ceases or turns absolute madness.
Love often leads on to ambition, but seldom does one return from ambition to love.
Gracefulness is to the body what understanding is to the mind.
When a man must force himself to be faithful in his love, this is hardly better than unfaithfulness.
Our virtues are often, in reality, no better than vices disguised.
I have always been an admirer. I regard the gift of admiration as indispensable if one is to amount to something; I don't know where I would be without it.
Ridicule dishonors a man more than dishonor does.
We would rather speak ill of ourselves than not talk about ourselves at all.