1. 10

    Nobody can be kinder than the narcissist while you react to life in his own terms.

    12
  2. 9

    Fate is not an eagle, it creeps like a rat.

    19
  3. 8

    We are minor in everything but our passions.

    27
  4. 7

    Pity the selfishness of lovers: it is brief, a forlorn hope; it is impossible.

    30
  5. 6

    Some people are molded by their admirations, others by their hostilities.

    30
  6. 5

    When you love someone all your saved up wishes start coming out.

    53
  7. 4

    When you love someone all your saved-up wishes start coming out.

    57
  8. 3

    Jealousy is no more than feeling alone against smiling enemies.

    61
  9. 2

    Silences have a climax, when you have got to speak.

    67
  10. 1

    One can live in the shadow of an idea without grasping it.

    82
  11. Last Update: 6 October 2022

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