An artist has no home in Europe except in Paris.
You say it is the good cause that hallows even war? I say unto you: it is the good war that hallows any cause. War and courage have accomplished more great things than love of the neighbor. Not your pity but your courage has so far saved the unfortunate.
Those who know that they are profound strive for clarity. Those who would like to seem profound to the crowd strive for obscurity. For the crowd believes that if it cannot see to the bottom of something it must be profound. It is so timid and dislikes going into the water.
In the mountains of truth you will never climb in vain; either you will get up higher today or you will exercise your strength so as to be able to get up higher tomorrow.
A man as he ought to be: that sounds to us as insipid as a tree as it ought to be.
The life of the enemy . Whoever lives for the sake of combating an enemy has an interest in the enemy's staying alive.