“I would rather walk with a friend in the dark, than alone in the light.
“You are my best friend as well as my lover, and I do not know which side of you I enjoy the most. I treasure each side, just as I have treasured our life together.
“A lady’s imagination is very rapid; it jumps from admiration to love, from love to matrimony in a moment.
Good friends, good books, and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.
“There is no surer foundation for a beautiful friendship than a mutual taste in literature.
“Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea
“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. You’re on your own. And you know what you know. And YOU are the one who’ll decide where to go.
“A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.
“I’m not upset that you lied to me, I’m upset that from now on I can’t believe you.
“Nobody likes being alone that much. I don’t go out of my way to make friends, that’s all. It just leads to disappointment.