Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.
I was dominated, soul, brain, and power by you. You became to me the visible incarnation of that unseen ideal whose memory haunts us artists like an exquisite dream.
Ambition is the last refuge of failure.
To have become a deeper man is the privilege of those who have suffered.
The good ended happily, and the bad unhappily. That is what fiction means.
A life without love is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead. The consciousness of loving and being loved brings a warmth and richness to life that nothing else can bring.
I put all my genius into my life; I put only my talent into my works.
Always forgive your enemies - nothing annoys them so much.
Hearts live by being wounded.
The only thing to do with good advice is to pass it on. It is never of any use to oneself.