Our dreams drench us in sense, and sense steeps us again in dreams.
When you’re choosing furniture for your home that’s supposed to express who you are, what you are also saying is you want other people to infer what you want them to infer. What if they see something different? Wouldn’t it be really depressing if you’re trying to be bohemian and instead they see you as Rush Limbaugh?
The true teacher defends his pupils against his own personal influence. He inspires self-trust. He guides their eyes from himself to the spirit that quickens him. He will have no disciples.
To receive everything, one must open one’s hands and give.
Our ideals are our better selves.
Thought means life, since those who do not think so do not live in any high or real sense. Thinking makes the man.
Truth is one forever absolute, but opinion is truth filtered through the moods, the blood, the disposition of the spectator.
Aristocracy is always cruel.
We’re born with the desire, but we don’t really know how to choose. We don’t know what our taste is, and we don’t know what we are seeing.