We should consider every day lost on which we have not danced at least once. And we should call every truth false which was not accompanied by at least one laugh.
Just remember, once you’re over the hill you begin to pick up speed.
A person cannot approach the divine by reaching beyond the human. To become human, is what this individual person, has been created for.
I also take it as granted that every created thing, and consequently the created monad also, is subject to change, and indeed that this change is continual in each one.
And then when all around grows dark, when we feel utterly alone, when all men right and left pass us by and know us not, a forgotten feeling rises in the breast.
There is nothing insignificant in the world. It all depends on the point of view.
We would be able neither to remember nor to reflect nor to compare nor to think, indeed, we would not even be the person who we were a moment ago, if our concepts were divided among many and were not to be encountered somewhere together in their most exact combination.
Intelligence is a moral category.
Culture relates to objects and is a phenomenon of the world; entertainment relates to people and is a phenomenon of life.
Under conditions of tyranny it is far easier to act than to think.