Any man who does not accept the conditions of life sells his soul.
So long as a person is capable of self-renewal they are a living being.
Progress, this great heresy of decay.
Man becomes man only by his intelligence, but he is man only by his heart.
To the solemn graves, near a lonely cemetery, my heart like a muffled drum is beating funeral marches.
There is no more steely barb than that of the Infinite.
Nature is a temple in which living columns sometimes emit confused words. Man approaches it through forests of symbols, which observe him with familiar glances.
The world only goes round by misunderstanding.
It is necessary to work, if not from inclination, at least from despair. Everything considered, work is less boring than amusing oneself.
True humility is contentment.