The good man signed the papers with the innocence of a child who does what his mother orders without question.
Kindness has its mishaps; often it is attributed to temperament; people are seldom willing to recognize it as the secret effort of a noble soul.
It is extremely rare for young men, when driven to suicide, to attempt it a second time if the first fails. When it doesn’t cure life, it cures all desire for voluntary death.
Great artists are beings who, to quote Napoleon, can cut off at will the connection which Nature has put between the senses and thought.