Don’t be sad, don’t be angry, if life deceives you! Submit to your grief; your time for joy will come, believe me.
When conscience is pure it triumphs o’er bitter malice, o’er dark calumny; but if there be in it one single stain, reproaches beat like hammers in the ears.
Inspiration is needed in geometry, just as much as in poetry.
Wondering Whom to Read Next?
- Victor Hugo French Novelist
- Mikhail Lermontov Russian Novelist, Poet
- Bernard Mandeville British Writer
- Ivan Turgenev Russian Novelist, Playwright
- Gerard de Nerval French Poet, Writer
- John Neal American Author, Critic
- Lord Byron (George Gordon Byron) English Romantic Poet
- Ben Jonson English Dramatist
- Arthur Rimbaud French Poet
- Maurice Maeterlinck Belgian Dramatist