There are more fools in the world than there are people.
The men of action are, after all, only the unconscious instruments of the men of thought.
From this, without doubt, sprang the fable. Man created it thus, because it was not given him to see more than himself and nature, which surrounds him; but he created it true with a truth all its own.
Like a great poet, Nature knows how to produce the greatest effects with the most limited means.
Experience is a good school. But the fees are high.
Music played at weddings always reminds me of the music played for soldiers before they go into battle.
When words leave off, music begins.
In earlier religions the spirit of the time was expressed through the individual and confirmed by miracles. In modern religions the spirit is expressed through the many and confirmed by reason.
If anyone thinks he has no responsibilities, it is because he has not sought them out.
When you choose your fields of labor go where nobody else is willing to go.