The lot of critics is to be remembered by what they failed to understand.
Our ideas are here today and gone tomorrow, whereas our feelings are always with us, and we recognize those who feel like us, and at once, by a sort of instinct.
Remorse: beholding heaven and feeling hell.
It appears to me that in Ethics, as in all other philosophical studies, the difficulties and disagreements, of which history is full, are mainly due to a very simple cause: namely to the attempt to answer questions, without first discovering precisel
Everybody sets out to do something, and everybody does something, but no one does what he sets out to do.
The difficulty of life is in the choice.
This world is all a fleeting show, For man’s illusion given; The smiles of joy, the tears of woe, Deceitful shine, deceitful flow, – There’s nothing true but Heaven.
When any man is more stupidly vain and outrageously egotistic than his fellows, he will hide his hideousness in humanitarianism.
The moment we pass out of our habits we lose all sense of permanency and routine.
Taking something from one man and making it worse is plagiarism.
So long as one does not despair, so long as one doesn’t look upon life bitterly, things work out fairly well in the end.
The hours I spend with you I look upon as sort of a perfumed garden, a dim twilight, and a fountain singing to it. You and you alone make me feel that I am alive. Other men it is said have seen angels, but I have seen thee and thou art enough.
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