KyoujiN - Feed Quotations Book Search <![CDATA[Do you want me to tell you something really subversive? Love is everything it's cracked up to be. That's why people are so cynical about it. It really is worth fighting for, being brave for, risking everything for. And the trouble is, if you don't risk anything, you risk even more.]]> <![CDATA[Pray that your loneliness may spur you into finding something to live for, great enough to die for.]]> <![CDATA[Writing, at its best, is a lonely life. Organizations for writers palliate the writer's loneliness, but I doubt if they improve his writing. He grows in public stature as he sheds his loneliness and often his work deteriorates. For he does his work alone and if he is a good enough writer he must face eternity, or the lack of it, each day.]]> <![CDATA[A cynic is a man who looks at the world with a monocle in his mind's eye.]]> <![CDATA[A cynic is a blackguard whose faulty vision sees things as they are, and not as they ought to be.]]> <![CDATA[Life is not an easy matter. You cannot live through it without falling into frustration and cynicism unless you have before you a great idea which raises you above personal misery, above weakness, above all kinds of perfidy and baseness.]]> <![CDATA[Fame always brings loneliness. Success is as ice cold and lonely as the North Pole.]]> <![CDATA[Moon! Moon! am prone before you. Pity me, and drench me in loneliness.]]> <![CDATA[What loneliness is more lonely than distrust?]]> <![CDATA[The penalty of leadership is loneliness.]]> <![CDATA[No one ever discovers the depths of his own loneliness.]]> <![CDATA[Music was invented to confirm human loneliness.]]> <![CDATA[If you are afraid of loneliness, don't marry.]]> <![CDATA[An artist is always alone -- if he is an artist. No, what the artist needs is loneliness.]]>