Wealth is like seawater; the more we drink, the thirstier we become; and the same is true of fame.Arthur Schopenhauer, quoted in the New York Post

The people we love are never just as we desire them.Anne Carson, quoted in SantaFeNewMexican.com

If you give me six lines written by the hand of the most honest of men, I will find something in them which will hang him.Richelieu, quoted in NationalReview.com

Love that stammers, that stutters, is apt to be the love that loves best.Poet Gabriela Mistral, quoted in Bustle.com

If any two people could ever really get inside each other’s head, it would scare the pee out of them.Mystery writer John D. MacDonald, quoted in The New York Times

Fiction is the lie through which we tell the truth.Albert Camus, quoted in HarvardBusinessReview.com

If I seem unduly clear to you, you must have misunderstood what I said.Alan Greenspan, quoted in Reason.com