art and nothing but art! it is the great means of making life possible, the great seduction to life, the great stimulant of life.
i believe in justice, but i will defend my mother before justice
the time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.
there are two tragedies in life.
one is to lose your heart’s desire.
the other is to gain it.
some people get confused if a sentence does not end as they potato.
to be nobody-but-yourself in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you like everybody else, means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight;
and never stop fighting.
Everybody speaks an entirely different language, that’s really what it amounts to.