Integrity has no need of rules.
True happiness, we are told, consists in getting out of one’s self, but the point is not only to get out, you must stay out; and to stay out you must have some absorbing errand.
It breaks your heart. It is designed to break your heart. The game begins in the spring when everything else begins again, and it blossoms in the summer, filling the afternoons and evenings, and then as soon as the chill rains come, it stops and leaves yo
Happiness: an agreeable sensation arising from contemplating the misery of another.
Eccentricity is not, as dull people would have us believe, a form of madness. It is often a kind of innocent pride, and the man of genius and the aristocrat are frequently regarded as eccentrics because genius and aristocrat are entirely unafraid of and uninfluenced by the opinions and vagaries of the crowd.
Gratitude is a debt which usually goes on accumulating like blackmail; the more you pay, the more is exacted. In time, you are made to realize that the kindness done you is become a curse and you wish it had not happened.
Success will not lower its standard to us. We must raise our standard to success.