"And don't forget, a prisoner's wife must always think good thoughts."
"Living is no laughing matter: you must live with great seriousness like a squirrel for example - I mean without looking for something beyond and above living, I mean living must be your whole occupation."
"Of course you'll live, red-haired lady of my heart: in the twentieth century grief lasts at most a year."
"However and wherever we are, we must live as if we will never die."