It is music that causes the heart to broaden and the listener to grow cold with ecstasy and fright.
The thinking mind is best controlled by the imagination.
We are homesick most for the places we have never known.
There's nothing that makes you so aware of the improvisation of human existence as a song unfinished. Or an old address book.
Coming down was the hardest part of any climbing.
Some men are heroes by nature in that they will give all that is in them without regard to the effort or to the personal returns.
The Heart is a Lonely Hunter.
You don't know what it is to store up a lot of details and then come upon something real.
A most mediocre person can be the object of a love which is wild, extravagant, and beautiful as the poison lillies of the swamp.
Once you have lived with another, it is a great torture to have to live alone.