Joy is like restless day; but peace divine like quiet night; Lead me, O Lord, till perfect Day shall shine through Peace to Light.
Employ your time in improving yourself by other men’s writings, so that you shall gain easily what others have labored hard for.
By liberty I mean the assurance that every man shall be protected in doing what he believes is his duty against the influence of authority and majorities, custom and opinion.
Death is the mother of Beauty; hence from her, alone, shall come fulfillment to our dreams and our desires.
That a man be willing, when others are so too, as far forth as for peace and defence of himself he shall think it necessary, to lay down this right to all things; and be contented with so much liberty against other men, as he would allow other men against himself.
An original something, dear maid, you would wish me to write; but how shall I begin? For I’m sure I have not original in me, Excepting Original Sin.
If in the twilight of memory we should meet once more, we shall speak again together and you shall sing to me a deeper song.
The first step… shall be to lose the way.
That which we have lived is nothing; that which we live is a point; that which we have to live is not yet a point, but may be a point which, together, shall be and shall have been.
Though lovers be lost love shall not.