“I was never really insane except upon occasions when my heart was touched.”

“I became insane, with long intervals of horrible sanity.”

“We loved with a love that was more than love.”

“I have great faith in fools – self-confidence my friends will call it.”

“All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.”

“Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.”

“There is no exquisite beauty… without some strangeness in the proportion.”

“From childhood’s hour I have not been. As others were, I have not seen. As others saw, I could not awaken. My heart to joy at the same tone.
And all I loved, I loved alone.”

“Believe only half of what you see and nothing that you hear.”

“Sometimes I’m terrified of my heart; of its constant hunger for whatever it is it wants. The way it stops and starts.”

“Never to suffer would never to have been blessed.”

“Years of love have been forgot, In the hatred of a minute.”

“All religion, my friend, is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination, and poetry.”

“I felt that I breathed an atmosphere of sorrow.”

“Invisible things are the only realities.”

“Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.”

“Is all that we see or seem. But a dream within a dream?”