Amnesty is as good for those who give it as for those who receive it. It has the admirable quality… (read more)
An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise.
An invasion of armies can be resisted, but not an idea whose time has come.
Architecture has recorded the great ideas of the human race. Not only every religious symbol, but every human thought has… (read more)
As a means of contrast with the sublime, the grotesque is, in our view, the richest source that nature can… (read more)
As the purse is emptied, the heart is filled.
Be as a bird perched on a frail branch that she feels bending beneath her, still she sings away all… (read more)
Be like the bird that, passing on her flight awhile on boughs too slight, feels them give way beneath her,… (read more)