The most deadly fruit is borne by the hatred which one grafts on an extinguished friendship.
A single grateful thought toward heaven is the most perfect prayer.
They make glorious shipwreck who are lost in seeking worlds.
It is not the truth that a man possesses, or believes that he possesses, but the earnest effort which he puts forward to reach the truth, which constitutes the worth of a man.
Would that we could at once paint with the eyes! In the long way from the eye through the arm to the pencil, how much is lost!
He who doesn't lose his wits over certain things has no wits to lose.
Let the devil catch you but by a single hair, and you are his forever.
Let us be lazy in everything, except in loving and drinking, except in being lazy.
If some things don't make you lose your sense of reason, then you have none to lose.
For me the greatest beauty always lies in the greatest clarity.