If equal affection cannot be, let the more loving be me.
Mysticism, in the narrow sense, implies a specific experience which is foreign to most poets and most men, but on the other hand, it represents an instinct which is a human sine qua non.
Some day I shall write a novel and call it ‘A Walking Tour in the Congo’ or ‘Thrills and Spills in Aeronautics’; but I keep this type of title as a last & mercenary resort.
When I find myself in the company of scientists, I feel like a shabby curate who has strayed by mistake into a room full of dukes.
Man’s sin is in his failure to live what he is. Being the master of the earth, man forgets that he is the servant of God.
I am not yet born; O fill me with strength against those who would freeze my humanity.
You know there are no secrets in America. It’s quite different in England, where people think of a secret as a shared relation between two people.
Music can be made anywhere, is invisible and does not smell.
All the people I know have been conditioned by snobbery.
Worship is a way of seeing the world in the light of God.