A pessimist is a man who tells the truth prematurely.
The dream, alone, is of interest. What is life, without a dream?
My pessimism goes to the point of suspecting the sincerity of the pessimists.
To joke in the face of danger is the supreme politeness, a delicate refusal to cast oneself as a tragic hero.
A large nose is in fact the sign of an affable man, good, courteous, witty, liberal, courageous, such as I am.
A kiss, when all is said, what is it? A rosy dot placed on the 'I' in loving; Tis a secret told to the mouth instead of to the ear.