“There are few people whom I really love, and still fewer of whom I think well. The more I see of the world, the more am I dissatisfied with it; and every day confirms my belief of the inconsistency of all human characters, and of the little dependence that can be placed on the appearance of merit or sense.”
“There will come a day when you find someone who makes your burdens lighter. The person who takes all your concerns, pressures, and heartaches and makes them somehow smaller and more insignificant. They make you feel happier and more hopeful, encouraged. Hold onto that person — that is a true and worthy love.”
Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.
My wife’s jealousy is getting ridiculous. The other day she looked at my calendar and wanted to know who May was.
“I cannot think well of a man who sports with any woman’s feelings and there may often be a great deal more suffered than a stander-by can judge of.”
“Goodness is about character – integrity, honesty, kindness, generosity, moral courage, and the like. More than anything else, it is about how we treat other people.”