"A man does not mind being blamed for his faults, and being punished for them, and he patiently suffers much for them; but he becomes impatient if he is required to give them up."
"As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live."
"Love does not dominate; it cultivates."
"I make presents to the mother but think of the daughter."
"A man should hear a little music, read a little poetry, and see a fine picture every day of his life, in order that worldly cares may not obliterate the sense of the beautiful which God has implanted in the human soul."
"Age does not make us childish, as some say; it finds us true children."
"Love is an ideal thing, marriage a real thing; a confusion of the real with the ideal never goes unpunished."
"There is nothing more frightful than ignorance in action."
"What is not started today is never finished tomorrow."
"If you call a thing bad you do little, if you call a thing good you do much."