Sometimes when reading Goethe I have the paralyzing suspicion that he is trying to be funny.Guy
The long habit of living indisposeth us for dying.Sir Thomas Browne
A man always blames the woman who fooled him. In the same way he blames the door he walks into in the dark.Henry Louis Mencken
Constancy in love is a perpetual inconstancy, in which the heart attaches itself successively to each of the lover's qualities, giving preference now to one, now to another.La Rochefoucauld
The glory that goes with wealth is fleeting and fragile virtue is a possession glorious and eternal.Sallust
No matter how rich you become, how famous or powerful, when you die the size of your funeral will still pretty much depend on the weather.Michael Pritchard
If I have seen further, it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.
A writer is a person for whom writing is more difficult than it is for other people.
What this power is, I cannot say. All I know is that it exists...and it becomes available only when you are in that state of mind in which you know EXACTLY what you want...and are fully determined not to quit until you get it.