Rapine, avarice, expense, This is idolatry; and these we adore; Plain living and high thinking are no more.
The learner always begins by finding fault, but the scholar sees the positive merit in everything.
Wisdom is oftentimes nearer when we stoop than when we soar.
Once the state has been founded, there can no longer be any heroes. They come on the scene only in uncivilized conditions.
In modern business it is not the crook who is to be feared most, it is the honest man who doesn’t know what he is doing.
What is pride? A rocket that emulates the stars.
I listened, motionless and still; And, as I mounted up the hill, The music in my heart I bore, Long after it was heard no more.
Animals are in possession of themselves; their soul is in possession of their body. But they have no right to their life, because they do not will it.
World history is a court of judgment.
Fill your paper with the breathings of your heart.