Friendship is certainly the finest balm for the pangs of disappointed love.
We know too much, and are convinced of too little. Our literature is a substitute for religion, and so is our religion
For friends... do but look upon good Books: they are true friends, that will neither flatter nor dissemble.
Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can`t read them.
A room without books is like a body without a soul.
Literature is strewn with the wreckage of those who have minded beyond reason the opinion of others.
Literature is a luxury; fiction is a necessity.
Books are humanity in print.
A book must be an ice-axe to break the seas frozen inside our soul.
The difficulty of literature is not to write, but to write what you mean.
We will open the book. Its pages are blank. We are going to put words on them ourselves. The book is called Opportunity and its first chapter is New Year`s Day.