In literature as in love, we are astonished at what is chosen by others.
A successful marriage is an edifice that must be rebuilt every day.
Marriage Every Day Successful
A marriage without conflicts is almost as inconceivable as a nation without crises.
Crises Conflicts Inconceivable
The first recipe for happiness is: avoid too lengthy meditation on the past.
Avoid Too Recipe
Without a family, man, alone in the world, trembles with the cold.
Alone Trembles Without
Business is a combination of war and sport.
A happy marriage is a long conversation which always seems too short.
Long Seems Which
Growing old is no more than a bad habit which a busy person has no time to form.
Person Bad Habit Growing Old
Smile, for everyone lacks self-confidence and more than any other one thing a smile reassures them.
Everyone Self-Confidence Lacks
We owe to the Middle Ages the two worst inventions of humanity - romantic love and gunpowder.
If you create an act, you create a habit. If you create a habit, you create a character. If you create a character, you create a destiny.
Destiny Act Character
Self-pity comes so naturally to all of us. The most solid happiness can be shaken by the compassion of a fool.