If I were to wish for anything, I should not wish for wealth and power, but for the passionate sense of potential -- for the eye which, ever young and ardent, sees the possible. Pleasure disappoints; possibility never.
Quote by Soren Kierkegaard
Purity of heart is to will one thing.
To dare is to lose ones footing momentarily. To not dare is to lose oneself.
Be that self which one truly is.
One can advise comfortably from a safe port.
Old age realizes the dreams of youth: look at Dean Swift; in his youth he...
The tyrant dies and his rule is over, the martyr dies and his rule begins.
To cheat oneself out of love is the most terrible deception; it is an eternal...
Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.
Anxiety is the dizziness of freedom.
Life has its own hidden forces which you can only discover by living.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
Love keeps the cold out better than a cloak.
The highest and most beautiful things in life are not to be heard about, nor...
Patience is necessary, and one cannot reap immediately where one has sown.
What our age lacks is not reflection, but passion.
Love is all, it gives all, and it takes all.
Most men pursue pleasure with such breathless haste that they hurry past it.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they...
The known propensity of a democracy is to licentiousness which the ambitious call, and the...
We have made thee neither of heaven nor of earth, Neither mortal or immortal, So...
It takes two to speak truth, one to speak and another to hear.