A chief event of life is the day in which we have encountered a mind that startled us.
Bad times have a scientific value. These are occasions a good learner would not miss.
Genius always finds itself a century too early.
Beauty without grace is the hook without the bait.
Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been.
Our faith comes in moments; our vice is habitual.
Do the thing we fear, and death of fear is certain.
Love in its essence is spiritual fire.
A Bachelor of Arts is one who makes love to a lot of women, and yet has the art to remain a bachelor.
I do not believe that any man fears to be dead, but only the stroke of death.
Of all escape mechanisms, death is the most efficient.
The years teach much which the days never know.
In art, the hand can never execute anything higher than the heart can imagine.
Flowers... are a proud assertion that a ray of beauty outvalues all the utilities of the world.
A man is a god in ruins. When men are innocent, life shall be longer, and shall pass into the immortal, as gently as we awake from dreams.
A man is relieved and gay when he has put his heart into his work and done his best; but what he has said or done otherwise shall give him no peace.
A man's growth is seen in the successive choirs of his friends.
The health of the eye seems to demand a horizon. We are never tired, so long as we can see far enough.
The search after the great men is the dream of youth, and the most serious occupation of manhood.
We see God face to face every hour, and know the savor of Nature.
The reason why men do not obey us, is because they see the mud at the bottom of our eye.
Science does not know its debt to imagination.
Nature is a mutable cloud which is always and never the same.
Nature always wears the colors of the spirit.