We cannot remember too often that when we observe nature, and especially the ordering of nature, it is always ourselves alone we are observing.
Georg C. Lichtenberg
I have looked through the list of illnesses, and did not find cares or sad thoughts mentioned among them. That is a mistake, surely.
He who says he hates every kind of flattery, and says it in earnest, certainly does not yet know every kind of flattery.
Here take back the stuff that I am, nature, knead it back into the dough of being, make of me a bush, a cloud, whatever you will, even a man, only no longer make me me.
With most people disbelief in a thing is founded on a blind belief in some other thing.
If all else fails, the character of a man can be recognized by nothing so surely as by a jest which he takes badly.