When we have lost ourselves, we have lost everything.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
When people really deteriorate, their only contribution is malicious joy in the misfortune of others.
When she sees the leaves fall, they raise no other idea in her mind than that winter is approaching.
When any distress or terror surprises us in the midst of our amusements, it naturally makes a deeper impression than at other times, either because the contrast makes us more keenly susceptible, or rather perhaps because our senses are then more open to impressions, and the shock is consequently stronger.
What's left undone today, tomorrow will not do." Faust.
Whatever you do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius and power and magic in it.
When scholars study a thing, they strive to kill it first, if it's alive; then they have the parts and the'be lost the whole, for the link that's missing was the living soul.