The beauty that addresses itself to the eyes is only the spell of the moment the eye of the body is not always that of the soul.
Simplicity is the most difficult thing to secure in this world it is the last limit of experience and the last effort of genius.
Faith is an excitement and an enthusiasm: it is a condition of intellectual magnificence to which we must cling as to a treasure and not squander on our way through life in the small coin of empty words or in exact and priggish argument.
He who draws noble delights from sentiments of poetry is a true poet though he has never written a line in all his life.
Work is not man’s punishment. It is his reward and his strength and his pleasure.
Women love always: when earth slips from them they take refuge in heaven.
Try to keep your soul young and quivering right up to old age.
Don’t walk in front of me I may not follow. Don’t walk behind me I may not lead. There is only one happiness in life to love and be loved.
Life in common among people who love each other is the ideal of happiness.
There is only one happiness in this life to love and be loved.