You can be much more alone with other people than you are by yourself. Even if it's people you love.
There is no fence nor hedge round time that is gone. You can go back and have what you like of it if you can remember.
It's easy to understand why the most beautiful poems about England in the spring were written by poets living in Italy at the time.
I didn't lead a very wise life, myself, but it was a full one and a grown-up one. You come of age very quickly through shipwreck and disaster.
My dear, since Eve picked the apple no woman's ever been taken entirely unawares. When a woman's kissed it's because, deep down, she wants to be kissed.