Having a child is sowing the seeds of your own obsolescence: birth is the fuse that leads to that other thing. You appear, you replace yourself, you die.
Talk of the devil, and his horns appear.
When I’m in certain moods, a conversation will start up in my head, and suddenly I’ll realize that the language has reached a very high and interesting level, and then lines and stanzas will just kind of appear, full-blown.
A liar begins with making falsehood appear like truth, and ends with making truth itself appear like falsehood.
Poetry should surprise by a fine excess and not by singularity, it should strike the reader as a wording of his own highest thoughts, and appear almost a remembrance.
There are people in the world so hungry, that God cannot appear to them except in the form of bread.
Does wisdom perhaps appear on the earth as a raven which is inspired by the smell of carrion?
In Socrates’ thought the two marks of individual self-consciousness appear; it is practical and it is social.
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
Ah, yes, superstition: it would appear to be cowardice in face of the supernatural.