Don’t walk in front of me, I may not follow. Don’t walk behind me, I may not lead. Just walk beside me and be my friend.
There is no fate that cannot be surmounted by scorn.
I know of only one duty, and that is to love.
Charm is a way of getting the answer ‘Yes’ without asking a clear question.
Nothing is more despicable than respect based on fear.
You are forgiven for your happiness and your successes only if you generously consent to share them.
All men have a sweetness in their life. That is what helps them go on. It is towards that they turn when they feel too worn out.
But what is happiness except the simple harmony between a man and the life he leads?
Only a philosophy of eternity, in the world today, could justify non violence.
Charm is a way of getting the answer yes without having asked any clear question.
We call first truths those we discover after all the others.
Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.
In the midst of winter, I finally learned that there was in me an invincible summer.
In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.
God made everything out of nothing, but the nothingness shows through.
Paul Valery is.