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All changes are more or less tinged with melancholy, for what we are leaving behind is part of ourselves.
Events that are predestined require but little management. They manage themselves. They slip into place while we sleep, and suddenly we are aware that the thing we fear to attempt, is already accomplished.
That is the great mistake about the affections. It is not the rise and fall of empires, the birth and death of kings, or the marching of armies that move them most. When they answer from their depths, it is to the domestic joys and tragedies of life.
The great difference between voyages rests not with the ships, but with the people you meet on them.
This world is run with far too tight a rein for luck to interfere. Fortune sells her wares; she never gives them. In some form or other, we pay for her favors; or we go empty away.
Human relations are built on feeling, not on reason or knowledge. And feeling is not an exact science; like all spiritual qualities, it has the vagueness of greatness about it.
But the lover's power is the poet's power. He can make love from all the common strings with which this world is strung.
Whatever the scientists may say, if we take the supernatural out of life, we leave only the unnatural.