Paris is in a tranquil state; the infernal cabal that besieges me appears guided by foreigners. This idea consoles me, for nothing is so painful as being persecuted by one’s own fellow-citizens.
Travel stories teach geography; insect stories lead the child into natural science; and so on. The teacher, in short, can use reading to introduce her pupils to the most varied subjects; and the moment they have been thus started, they can go on to any limit guided by the single passion for reading.
Writing is nothing more than a guided dream.
Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men.
The good life is one inspired by love and guided by knowledge.
You return and again take the proper course, guided by what? – By the picture in mind of the place you are headed for.
Therefore, a person should first be changed by a teacher’s instructions, and guided by principles of ritual. Only then can he observe the rules of courtesy and humility, obey the conventions and rules of society, and achieve order.
A man who leaves home to mend himself and others is a philosopher; but he who goes from country to country, guided by the blind impulse of curiosity, is a vagabond.
Men of action, above all those whose actions are guided by love, live forever.
I know that I’ve been guided by God. I am obedient.