I have found the paradox, that if you love until it hurts, there can be no more hurt, only more love.
Girls we love for what they are; young men for what they promise to be.
Be careful what you set your heart upon- for it will surely be yours.
Love is only a dirty trick played on us to achieve continuation of the species.
If it were not for hopes, the heart would break.
Anything looked at too closely becomes wonderful.
Now and then it’s good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just be happy.
To love one that is great, is almost to be great one’s self.
One is very crazy when in love.
It is even harder for the average ape to believe that he has descended from man.
If I were two-faced, would I be wearing this one?
I never drink water. I’m afraid it will become habit-forming.
To be an ideal guest, stays at home.
Middle age is when a guy keeps turning off lights for economical rather than romantic reasons.
What I like to drink most is wine that belongs to others.
The only time a woman really succeeds in changing a man is when he is a baby.
The fact that an opinion has been widely held is no evidence whatever that it is not utterly absurd.
Everybody knows how to raise children, except the people who have them.
Vote for the man who promises least; he’ll be the least disappointing.
To be an ideal guest, stay at home.
A man always has two reasons for doing anything: a good reason and the real reason.
Art teaches nothing, except the significance of life.
In life, as in art, the beautiful moves in curves.
Every good painter paints what he is.
If I create from the heart, nearly everything works; if from the head, almost nothing.
The marble not yet carved can hold the form of every thought the greatest artist has.
Art is anything people do with distinction.
Art cannot be modern. Art is primordially eternal.
Those who build beneath the stars build too low.
The old cathedrals are good, but the great blue dome that hangs over everything is better.
I had to live in the desert before I could understand the full value of grass in a green ditch.
Nature is the art of God.
In nature there are neither rewards nor punishments; there are consequences.
What we observe is not nature itself, but nature exposed to our method of questioning.
We may brave human laws, but we cannot resist natural ones.
Nature is neutral.