He flattered himself on being a man without any prejudices; and this pretension itself is a very great prejudice.
God forbids suicide, and is unwilling that his creatures should destroy themselves.
Never lend books, for no one ever returns them; the only books I have in my library are books that other folks have left me.
A good critic is the man who describes his adventures among masterpieces.
The truth is that life is delicious, horrible, charming, frightful, sweet, bitter, and that is everything.