“People think of education as something they can finish.”
People will believe a big lie sooner than a little one, and if you repeat it frequently enough, people will sooner or later believe it.
Music can be so healing, so touching, so emotional, so healing. Music stays within my heart and soothes the aching of those gone but never to be forgotten.
For every good reason there is to lie, there is a better reason to tell the truth.
“A fool’s paradise is a wise man’s hell!”
The past is our definition. We may strive with good reason to escape it, or to escape what is bad in it. But we will escape it only by adding something better to it.
“The man visited by ecstasies and visions, who takes dreams for realities, is an enthusiast. The man who supports his madness with murder is a fanatic.”
All changes, even the most longed for, have their melancholy; for what we leave behind us is a part of ourselves; we must die to one life before we can enter another.
“I think the truly natural things are dreams, which nature can’t touch with decay.”
For most people, the easiest way to keep a secret is not to know it in the first place.