An absolute can only be given in an intuition, while all the rest has to do with analysis.
We are all special cases.
In the Arab world, there is no link between the cultural habits of peoples and the ways of thinking and creating of modern intellectuals. They are two separate worlds.
Truly fertile Music, the only kind that will move us, that we shall truly appreciate, will be a Music conducive to Dream, which banishes all reason and analysis. One must not wish first to understand and then to feel. Art does not tolerate Reason.
Faith certainly tells us what the senses do not, but not the contrary of what they see; it is above, not against them.
The law of humanity ought to be composed of the past, the present, and the future, that we bear within us; whoever possesses but one of these terms, has but a fragment of the law of the moral world.
War is too serious a matter to entrust to military men.
Too many have dispensed with generosity in order to practice charity.
Sadness flies away on the wings of time.
The Olympic Games were created for the exhaltation of the individual athlete.