It is peculiar to mankind to transcend mankind.
What is called good society is usually nothing but a mosaic of polished caricatures.
The poetry of this one is called philosophical, of that one philological, of a third rhetorical, and so on. Which is then the poetic poetry?
What we have to do is to find a solution that the interests of the national teams are respecting the interests of the clubs. And also the clubs they shall respect the interests and the aspirations of national teams.
Wit is the appearance, the external flash of imagination. Thus its divinity, and the witty character of mysticism.
Religion can emerge in all forms of feeling: here wild anger, there the sweetest pain; here consuming hatred, there the childlike smile of serene humility.
One can only become a philosopher, but not be one. As one believes he is a philosopher, he stops being one.
Discovering traces of life on Mars would be of tremendous scientific significance: The first time that any signs of extraterrestrial life had ever been detected. Many people would also find it heartening to learn that we’re not entirely alone in this vast, cold cosmos.
Ideas are infinite, original, and lively divine thoughts.
The historian is a prophet looking backward.