"Something that two people who are in love create together against impossible odds can hold them together forever."
"What are legends anyway but stories of ordinary people doing extraordinary things?"
“Sex is the game. Marriage is the penalty.”
“In the good old days, before television that is, people constructed the pleasure of life for themselves. The amused each other and were, in turn, amused. They didn’t just sit and stare.”
"I am old, Sir. I've seen so many wars. It all seemed so important at the time. Now, I don't even remember what they were for. Millions of dead men and I don't know why."
"It is sometimes wise to provide a man with a few sunny hours of fraudulent hope, so that when night comes, he will have a more perfect inward vision of the truth of his hopelessness."
“Frailty, thy name is woman.”
“There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.”
“Every man has business and desire, such as it is.”