Truth is not always the best basis for happiness. There are certain lies which may constitute a far better and more secure foundation of happiness. There are people who perish when their eyes are opened.
Many an attack of depression is nothing but the expression of regret at having to be virtuous.
Love at first sight is a revival of an infantile impression. The first love object reappears in a different disguise.
People who do not understand themselves have a craving for understanding — a thing which is rather surmised and never spoken than known and clothed in words.
Candor is always a double-edged sword; it may heal or it may separate.
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