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Is suffering so very serious? I have come to doubt it. It may be quite childish, a sort of undignified pastime--I'm referring to t ...
Can it be that chance has made me one of those women so immersed in one man that, whether they are barren or not, they carry with ...
The lovesick, the betrayed, and the jealous all smell alike.
Shall we never have done with that cliché, so stupid that it could only be human, about the sympathy of animals for man when he i ...
As for an authentic villain, the real thing, the absolute, the artist, one rarely meets him even once in a lifetime. The ordinary ...
You must not pity me because my sixtieth year finds me still astonished. To be astonished is one of the surest ways of not growing ...
The writer who loses his self-doubt, who gives way as he grows old to a sudden euphoria, to prolixity, should stop writing immedia ...
Humility has its origin in an awareness of unworthiness, and sometimes too in a dazzled awareness of saintliness.
No temptation can ever be measured by the value of its object.
Voluptuaries, consumed by their senses, always begin by flinging themselves with a great display of frenzy into an abyss. But they ...
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