"Among the letters my readers write me, there is a certain category which is continuously growing, and which I see as a symptom of the increasing intellectualization of the relationship between readers and literature."
"The first symptom of love in a young man is timidity in a girl boldness."
"A competent and self-confident person is incapable of jealousy in anything. Jealousy is invariably a symptom of neurotic insecurity."
"Another unsettling element in modern art is that common symptom of immaturity, the dread of doing what has been done before."