Brought up to respect the conventions, love had to end in marriage. I'm afraid it did.
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Basically, I believe the world is a jungle, and if it's not a bit of a jungle in the home, a child cannot possibly be fit to enter the outside world.
Wave after wave of love flooded the stage and washed over me, the beginning of the one great durable romance of my life.
Strong women only marry weak men.
To fulfill a dream, to be allowed to sweat over lonely labor, to be given a chance to create, is the meat and potatoes of life. The money is the gravy.
Old age is no place for sissies.
Men become much more attractive when they start looking older. But it doesn't do much for women, though we do have an advantage: make-up.
I've lost my faith in science.
I am doomed to an eternity of compulsive work. No set goal achieved satisfies. Success only breeds a new goal. The golden apple devoured has seeds. It is endless.
Sex is God's joke on human beings.
An affair now and then is good for a marriage. It adds spice, stops it from getting boring... I ought to know.
Representation of the world, like the world itself, is the work of men they describe it from their own point of view, which they confuse with the absolute truth.
Of two pleasures, if there be one which all or almost all who have experience of both give a decided preference, irrespective of any feeling of moral obligation to prefer it, that is the more desirable pleasure.
I'm always going to live in Texas. Texas is my home - it'll be my home forever.
If a business does well, the stock eventually follows.
There can be no keener revelation of a society's soul than the way in which it treats its children.
People feel that the EU is a one-way process, a great machine that sucks up decision-making from national parliaments to the European level until everything is decided by the EU. That needs to change.
Remembering that I'll be dead soon is the most important tool I've ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life. Because almost everything - all external expectations, all pride, all fear of embarrassment or failure - these things just fall away in the face of death, leaving only what is truly important.
The intelligence of the creature known as a crowd, is the square root of the number of people in it.
Abused patience turns to fury.
God's dream is that you and I and all of us will realize that we are family, that we are made for togetherness, for goodness, and for compassion.