There is the view that poetry should improve your life. I think people confuse it with the Salvation Army.
We must not always talk in the market-place of what happens to us in the forest.
Young heads take example of the ancient.
Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears.
Reverence does not die with mortals, nor does it perish whether they live or die.
A man can do what he wants, but not want what he wants.
I can see in your eyes, I can see in your faces, I can see you cry. But what I want to say, there's no reason to cry. Do not, in the name of peace, go in the streets and riot.
Will and intellect are one and the same thing.
In terms of an identity, an identity reflects an individuality, by definition. And, if there is a quality present, it is recognizable and it can be named. If you can't name it, it means you don't recognize it.
For the meaning of life differs from man to man, from day to day and from hour to hour. What matters, therefore, is not the meaning of life in general but rather the specific meaning of a person's life at a given moment.
Jests that give pains are not jests.
We must find time to stop and thank the people who make a difference in our lives
Forewarned, forearmed. To be prepared is half the victory.
A moral being is one who is capable of reflecting on his past actions and their motives - of approving of some and disapproving of others
If you follow every dream, you might get lost.
The promise given was a necessity of the past: the word broken is a necessity of the present.
I must uphold my ideals, for perhaps the time will come when I shall be able to carry them out.
That which costs little is less valued.
I feel as if I were a piece in a game of chess, when my opponent says of it: That piece cannot be moved.
He alone, who owns the youth, gains the future.
The good times of today are the sad thoughts of tomorrow.