"Hello, I must be going, I cannot stay, I came to say, I must be going. I'm glad I came, but just the same, I must be going! I'll stay a week or two, I'll stay the summer through, but I am telling you, I must be going!"
"You see, the sadness is that rainbows follow rainbows, and they last no longer than shooting starsif we knew that we would never come out of the gourd, would we have entered it? I say that God's wrath is on all creatures and, in the end, for him goodness and evil are the samehe kills you."
"I have everything in the world that is necessary to happiness, good faith, good friends and all the work I can possibly do. I think God's greatest blessing to the human race was when He sent man forth into the world to earn his bread by the sweat of his face. I believe in toil, in the dignity of labor, but I also believe in adequate compensation for that toil."
"Life at its noblest leaves mere happiness far behind; and indeed cannnot endure it.... Happiness is not the object of life: life has no object: it is an end in itself; and courage consists in the readiness to sacrifice happiness for an intenser quality of life."