Therefore he gives man hope, in reality it is the worst of all evils, because it prolongs the torments of man.
Women can enter into friendship with a man perfectly well; but in order to maintain it the aid of a little physical antipathy is perhaps required.
Young people love what is interesting and exceptional, indifferent whether it is truth or falsehood. Riper minds love what is interesting and extraordinary when it is truth. Matured minds, finally, love truth even in those in whom it appears plain and simple and is found tiresome by ordinary people, because they have observed that truth is in the habit of giving utterance to its highest intellectual verities with all the appearance of simplicity.
We often contradict an opinion when it is really only the tone in which it is expressed that is unsympathetic to us.
There is not sufficient love and goodness in the world to permit us to give some of it away to imaginary beings.