I carry your heart with me (I carry it in my heart) I am never without it (anywhere I go you go, my dear; and whatever is done by only me is your doing, my darling)
To be nobody-but-yourself - in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else - means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight; and never stop fighting.
Now and then it's good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just be happy.
Do I contradict myself? Very well then...I contradict myself. I am large...I contain multitudes.
A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age.
I kneel in the nights before tigers that will not let me be. What you were will not happen again. The tigers have found me and I do not care.
Those who restrain desire, do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained; and the restrainer or reason usurps its place & governs the unwilling. And being restrain'd it by degrees becomes passive till it is only the shadow of desire.