O full and splendid Moon, whom I Have, from this desk, seen climb the sky.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
The ground that a good man treads is hallowed.
Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it. Begin it now.
I am fully convinced that the soul is indestructible, and that its activity will continue through eternity. It is like the sun, which, to our eyes, seems to set in night; but it has in reality only gone to diffuse its light elsewhere.
Surely the gestures of murmuring priests must contain some deep meaning.
We don't get to know people when they come to us; we must go to them to find out what they are like.
He who knows no foreign language knows nothing of his own.
When she sees the leaves fall, they raise no other idea in her mind than that winter is approaching.
For many people, one of the most frustrating aspects of life is not being able to understand other people's behavior.