"Inspiration comes of working every day."
"A man can do anything he wants to do in this world, at least if he wants to do it badly enough."
"Thoughts are the shadows of our feelings - always darker, emptier and simpler."
"Great intellects are skeptical"
"Determination and perseverance move the world; thinking that others will do it for you is a sure way to fail."
"When marrying, one should ask oneself this question: Do you believe that you will be able to converse well with this woman into your old age?"
"The will to overcome a passion is in the end merely the will of another or several other passions"
"Ah, women. They make the highs higher and the lows more frequent."
"Whatever is done for love always occurs beyond good and evil."
"The harder you work, the harder it is to surrender."