The more I see of the representatives of the people, the more I admire my dogs.
The people only understand what they can feel; the only orators that can affect them are those who move them.
Sometimes, only one person is missing, and the whole world seems depopulated.
Sometimes, when one person is missing, the whole world seems depopulated.
To love for the sake of being loved is human, but to love for the sake of loving is angelic.
Providence conceals itself in the details of human affairs, but becomes unveiled in the generalities of history.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
Poets and heroes are of the same race, the latter do what the former conceive.
Music is the literature of the heart; it commences where speech ends.
Love is the enchanted dawn of every heart.
Limited in his nature, infinite in his desire, man is a fallen god who remembers heaven.
If one had but a single glance to give the world, one should gaze on Istanbul.
Habit with it's iron sinews, clasps us and leads us day by day.
Grief knits two hearts in closer bonds than happiness ever can; and common sufferings are far stronger links than common joys.
Grief and sadness knits two hearts in closer bonds that happiness ever can; and common sufferings are far stronger than common joys.
Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
Brutality to an animal is cruelty to mankind - it is only the difference in the victim.
A conscience without God is like a court without a judge.