And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
Close by the Rights of Man, at the least set beside them, are the Rights of the Spirit.
There's place and means for every man alive.
The reality of the building does not consist in the roof and walls, but in the space within to be lived in.
To protect our freedoms, it seems we're going to have to relinquish some of our freedoms for a short period of time.
Those who want to live, let them fight, and those who do not want to fight in this world of eternal struggle do not deserve to live.
There's no advantage to hurrying through life.
If we couldn't laugh we would all go insane.
Science is the most reliable guide for civilization, for life, for success in the world. Searching a guide other than the science is meaning carelessness, ignorance and heresy.
That's the trouble with the world. We all despise ourselves.
History is the devil's scripture.
Do what's right for you, as long as it don't hurt no one
To be able to look back upon ones life in satisfaction, is to live twice.
The knowledge of oneself will preserve that person from vanity.
Just as modern motorways have no room for ox-carts or wandering pedestrians, so modern society has little place for lives and ways that are too eccentric.
The more man meditates upon good thoughts, the better will be his world and the world at large.
Nature is not human-hearted.
Within the child lies the fate of the future.
I desire to live in peace and to continue the life I have begun under the motto 'to live well you must live unseen'
When someone leaves, it's because someone else is about to arrive.
The more sand that has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it.