The true method of knowledge is experiment.
Art can never exist without naked beauty displayed.
Great things are done when men and mountains meet.
It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.
Eternity is in love with the productions of time.
I am in you and you in me, mutual in divine love.
To generalize is to be an idiot.
When a sinister person means to be your enemy, they always start by trying to become your friend.
A fool sees not the same tree that a wise man sees.
A truth that's told with bad intent beats all the lies you can invent.
Art is the tree of life. Science is the tree of death.
Always be ready to speak your mind, and a base man will avoid you.
There is a smile of love, And there is a smile of deceit, And there is a smile of smiles In which these two smiles meet.
Excessive sorrow laughs. Excessive joy weeps.
He who binds to himself a joy Does the winged life destroy; But he who kisses the joy as it flies Lives in eternity's sun rise.
The man who never alters his opinions is like standing water, and breeds reptiles of the mind.
The man who never in his mind and thoughts travel'd to heaven is no artist.
The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
The soul of sweet delight, can never be defiled.
The thankful receiver bears a plentiful harvest.
The tigers of wrath are wiser than the horses of instruction.
The tree which moves some to tears of joy is in the eyes of others only a green thing that stands in the way. Some see nature all ridicule and deformity... and some scarce see nature at all. But to the eyes of the man of imagination, nature is imagination itself.
He who desires, but acts not, breeds pestilence.
He who would do good to another must do it in Minute Particulars: general Good is the plea of the scoundrel, hypocrite, and flatterer, for Art and Science cannot exist but in minutely organized Particulars.
He whose face gives no light, shall never become a star.