The young man who has not wept is a savage, and the older man who will not laugh is a fool.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
Couples are wholes and not wholes, what agrees disagrees, the concordant is discordant. From all things one and from one all things.
The outward work will never be puny if the inward work is great.
He who attends to his greater self becomes a great man, and he who attends to his smaller self becomes a small man.
Newspapers are the second hand of history. This hand, however, is usually not only of inferior metal to the other hands, it also seldom works properly.
At times one remains faithful to a cause only because its opponents do not cease to be insipid.
We receive the truths of science by compulsion. Nothing but ignorance is able to resist them.
In faith there is enough light for those who want to believe and enough shadows to blind those who don’t.
Art is the objectification of feeling, and the subjectification of nature.