“Most people seem to take pleasure in feeling superior to someone. I’m not like that, which pleases me because it makes me feel superior.”
The demand that I make of my reader is that he should devote his whole Life to reading my works.
“Flattery is like cologne water, to be smelt, not swallowed.”
“Humility is not thinking less of yourself, it’s thinking of yourself less.”
“He had the vanity to believe men did not like him – while men simply did not know him.”