How easy it is to make people believe a lie, and how hard it is to undo that work again!


Twain

All which is beautiful and noble is the result of reason and calculation.


Baudelaire

Nature is a temple in which living columns sometimes emit confused words. Man approaches it through forests of symbols, which observe him with familiar glances.


Baudelaire

What your foes do derives its significance or consequence from the way you react.


Brodsky