To be brief is almost a condition of being inspired.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
The existence of any evil anywhere at any time absolutely ruins a total optimism.
Friends need not agree in everything or go always together, or have no comparable other friendships of the same intimacy.
Music is essentially useless, as is life.
The diseases which destroy a man are no less natural than the instincts which preserve him.