Before we set our hearts too much on anything, let us examine how happy are those who already possess it.
François de La Rochefoucauld (1613-1680) French writer.
For an artist to marry his model is as fatal as for a gourmet to marry his cook: the one gets no sittings, and the other gets no dinners.
Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) Irish poet and dramatist.
Model. Two mobile eyes in a mobile head, itself on a mobile body.
Robert Bresson (1901-1999) French film director.
Man tries to make for himself in the fashion that suits him best a simplified and intelligible picture of the world; he then tries to some extent to substitute this cosmos of his for the world of experience, and thus to overcome it.
Albert Einstein (1879-1955) German-Swiss-U.S. scientist.