"A man is never completely alone in this world. At the worst, he has the company of a boy, a youth, and by and by a grown man - the one he used to be."
"It is strange to be known so universally and yet to be so lonely."Cesare Pavese on Albert Einstein
"Alone we can do so little together we can do so much."Cesare Pavese on Helen Keller
"It's often just enough to be with someone. I don't need to touch them. Not even talk. A feeling passes between you both. You're not alone."Cesare Pavese on Marilyn Monroe
"Associate with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation for it is better to be alone than in bad company."Cesare Pavese on George Washington
"I restore myself when I'm alone."Cesare Pavese on Marilyn Monroe
"The art of living is the art of knowing how to believe lies."
"It is not that the child lives in a world of imagination, but that the child within us survives and starts into life only at rare moments of recollection, which makes us believe, and it is not true, that, as children, we were imaginative?"
"No woman marries for money they are all clever enough, before marrying a millionaire, to fall in love with him first."
"Will power is only the tensile strength of one's own disposition. One cannot increase it by a single ounce."
"He knows not his own strength that hath not met adversity."