I knew it was going to be the most extraordinary thing in my life, but how powerful it is, you can never know until you have a baby.
While we look to the dramatist to give romance to realism, we ask of the actor to give realism to romance.
Words do not express thoughts very well. They always become a little different immediately after they are expressed, a little distorted, a little foolish.
Men love war because it allows them to look serious. Because it is the one thing that stops women laughing at them.
It is far better to grasp the universe as it really is than to persist in delusion, however satisfying and reassuring.
The soul raised over passion beholds identity and eternal causation, perceives the self-existance of Truth and Right, and calms itself with knowing that all things go well.
The more thoroughly I conduct scientific research, the more I believe that science excludes atheism.
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions that I wish it to be always kept alive.
In youth and beauty, wisdom is but rare!
Painting is an infinitely minute part of my personality.
Who bothers to cook TV dinners? I suck them frozen.
The sadness of the women's movement is that they don't allow the necessity of love. See, I don't personally trust any revolution where love is not allowed.
I will praise any man that will praise me.
I do not know whether there are gods, but there ought to be.
All this is only for the mice and myself to admire!
Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown.
I thank you for your kind invitation to introduce me to the president of the Republic. Since I have not been out of my atelier for two months, I have no appropriate costume for this circumstance. Please excuse me.
The medicine increases the disease.
Moderation is a fatal thing. Nothing succeeds like excess.
Is it not rather what we expect in men, that they should have numerous strands of experience lying side by side and never compare them with each other?
Now I see the secret of making the best person: it is to grow in the open air and to eat and sleep with the earth.
Fear of death increases in exact proportion to increase in wealth.
It is the eve of St. George's Day. Do you not know that tonight, when the clock strikes midnight, all the evil things in the world will have full sway?
Behold I do not give lectures or a little charity, When I give I give myself.
Any work of art that can be understood is the product of journalism.