Love is blind, but friendship closes its eyes.
Living in a constant chase after gain compels people to expend their spirit to the point of exhaustion
The Christian faith from the beginning, is sacrifice the sacrifice of all freedom, all pride, all self-confidence of spirit; it is at the same time subjection, self-derision, and self-mutilation
When one has finished building one's house, one suddenly realizes that in the process one has learned something that one really needed to know in the worst way - before one began
Family love is messy, clinging, and of an annoying and repetitive pattern, like bad wallpaper
Women can form a friendship with a man very well; but to preserve it - to that end a slight physical antipathy must probably help
Love is not consolation. It is light