“Not only our reason, but also our conscience, truckles to our strongest impulse—the tyrant in us.
159. One MUST repay good and ill; but why just to the person who did us good or ill?
160. One no longer loves one's knowledge sufficiently after one has communicated it.
161. Poets act shamelessly towards their experiences: they exploit them.
162. "Our fellow-creature is not our neighbour, but our neighbour's neighbour":—so thinks every nation.
163. Love brings to light the noble and hidden qualities of a lover—his rare and exceptional traits: it is thus liable to be deceptive as to his normal character.”