Women wish to be loved without a why or a wherefore; not because they are pretty, or good, or well-bred, or graceful, or intelligent, but because they are themselves.
Quote by Henri Frederic Amiel
Common sense is the measure of the possible.
Tell me what you feel in your room when the full moon is shining in...
Conquering any difficulty always gives one a secret joy, for it means pushing back a...
Action is coarsened thought; thought becomes concrete, obscure, and unconscious.
There is no respect for others without humility in one's self.
An error is the more dangerous in proportion to the degree of truth which it...
Work while you have the light. You are responsible for the talent that has been...
The test of every religious, political, or educational system is the man that it forms.
Every life is a profession of faith and exercises an inevitable and silent influence.
The man who insists upon seeing with perfect clearness before he decides, never decides. Accept...
To marry unequally is to suffer equally.
Cleverness is serviceable for everything, sufficient for nothing
Order is power.
I'm not interested in age. People who tell me their age are silly. You're as...
Analysis kills spontaneity. The grain once ground into flour springs and germinates no more.
If nationality is consent, the state is compulsion.
To win true peace, a man needs to feel himself directed, pardoned, and sustained by...
To shun one's cross is to make it heavier.
Mozart has the classic purity of light and the blue ocean; Beethoven the romantic grandeur...
Learn to... be what you are, and learn to resign with a good grace all...