As I live and am a man, this is an unexaggerated tale – my dreams become the substances of my life.
He who does not become familiar with nature through love will never know her.
The genius of the Spanish people is exquisitely subtle, without being at all acute; hence there is so much humour and so little wit in their literature.
There are writers in Germany who drink the Absolute like water; and there are books in which even the dogs make references to the Infinite.
A hero is one who knows how to hang on one minute longer.
An artist is he for whom the goal and center of life is to form his mind.
The man’s desire is for the woman; but the woman’s desire is rarely other than for the desire of the man.
Plato’s philosophy is a dignified preface to future religion.
A definition of poetry can only determine what poetry should be and not what poetry actually was and is; otherwise the most concise formula would be: Poetry is that which at some time and some place was thus named.
The love of a mother is the veil of a softer light between the heart and the heavenly Father.