To live without loving is not really to live.
The proof of true love is to be unsparing in criticism.
Love is often the fruit of marriage.
It is a fine seasoning for joy to think of those we love.
Reason is not what decides love.
Writing is like prostitution. First you do it for love, and then for a few close friends, and then for money.
Some of the most famous books are the least worth reading. Their fame was due to their having done something that needed to be doing in their day. The work is done and the virtue of the book has expired.
Books and marriage go ill together.
Ah! devout though I may be, I am no less a man!
One can be well-bred and write bad poetry
That must be fine, for I don’t understand a word.
He must have killed a lot of men to have made so much money.