Biography, like big game hunting, is one of the recognized forms of sport, and it is as unfair as only sport can be.
Just the concept of personal freedom within a democracy, for instance, is a relatively young idea – only about 300 years old in this country.
The soul is so far from being a monad that we have not only to interpret other souls to ourself but to interpret ourself to ourself.
The blind must not only be fed and housed and cared for; they must learn to make thir lives useful to the community.
And for the few that only lend their ear, That few is all the world.
There is only one justification for universities, as distinguished from trade schools. They must be centers of criticism.
A vow is a purely religious act which cannot be taken in a fit of passion. It can be taken only with a mind purified and composed and with God as witness.
From the perspective of mere representation, the external world always remains only a phenomenon.
Do not try to approach God with your thinking mind. It may only stimulate your intellectual ideas, activities, and beliefs. Try to approach God with your crying heart. It will awaken your soulful, spiritual consciousness.
We Spaniards know a sickness of the heart that only gold can cure.