None of us can stand other people having the same faults as ourselves.
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- I can’t help detesting my relations. I suppose it comes from the fact that none of us can stand other people having the same faults as ourselves.
- My great mistake, the fault for which I can’t forgive myself, is that one day I ceased my obstinate pursuit of my own individuality.
- Misfortunes one can endure — they come from outside, they are accidents. But to suffer for one’s own faults — Ah! there is the sting of life.
- I can stand brute force, but brute reason is quite unbearable. There is something unfair about its use. It is hitting below the intellect.
- If property had simply pleasures, we could stand it; but its duties make it unbearable. In the interest of the rich we must get rid of it.
- Youth! There is nothing like youth. The middle-aged are mortgaged to Life. The old are in Life’s lumber-room. But youth is the Lord of Life. Youth has a kingdom waiting for it. Every one is born a king, and most people die in exile.