If you have it [love], you don't need to have anything else. If you don't have it, it doesn't matter much what else you have
A safe but sometimes chilly way of recalling the past is to force open a crammed drawer. If you are searching for anything in particular you don't find it, but something falls out at the back that is often more interesting.
Shall we make a new rule of life from tonight: always try to be a little kinder than is necessary.
The life of every person is like a diary in which he means to write one story, and writes another.
Every time a child says, "I don't believe in fairies" there is a little fairy somewhere that falls down dead.
...It's a sort of bloom on a woman. If you have it you don't need to have anything else; and if you don't have it, it doesn't much matter what else you have.