A man can do as he will, but not will as he will.
To have lost what cannot be missed is clearly no evil.
For whence did Dante get the material for his hell, if not from this actual world of ours? And indeed he made a downright hell of it.
Truth that is naked is the most beautiful.
Since long ago all peoples have recognized that the world, apart from its physical meaning, also has a moral one. Yet everywhere the matter has only come to a vague consciousness, which, as it sought expression, clothed itself in all sorts of images and myths. There are religions.
If I maintain my silence about my secret it is my prisoner...if I let it slip from my tongue, I am ITS prisoner.