You still secretly believe that there is an element of magic to this world? It’s all just soulless molecules bouncing against each other randomly.
What you do in this world is a matter of no consequence. The question is, what can you make people believe that you have done.
We are always in a hurry to be happy; for when we have suffered a long time, we have great difficulty in believing in good fortune.
The world is simply divided into two classes – those who believe the incredible, like the public – and those who do the improbable.
Maybe when people longed for a thing that bad the longing made them trust in anything that might give it to them.
It is a great misfortune to be alone, my friends; and it must be believed that solitude can quickly destroy reason.