It is astonishing what force, purity, and wisdom it requires for a human being to keep clear of falsehoods.
Man tells his aspiration in his God; but in his demon he shows his depth of experience.
Art can only be truly art by presenting an adequate outward symbol of some fact in the interior life.
It seems that it is madder never to abandon one's self than often to be infatuated; better to be wounded, a captive and a slave, than always to walk in armor.
Male and female represent the two sides of the great radical dualism. But in fact they are perpetually passing into one another. Fluid hardens to solid, solid rushes to fluid. There is no wholly masculine man, no purely feminine woman.
Would that the simple maxim, that honesty is the best policy, might be laid to heart; that a sense of the true aim of life might elevate the tone of politics and trade till public and private honor become identical.
Two persons love in one another the future good which they aid one another to unfold.