Wit is the appearance the external flash of imagination. Thus its divinity and the witty character of mysticism.
Where there is politics or economics there is no morality.
What is called good society is usually nothing but a mosaic of polished caricatures.
There is no self-knowledge but an historical one. No one knows what he himself is who does not know his fellow men especially the most prominent one of the community the master’s master the genius of the age.
Strictly speaking the idea of a scientific poem is probably as nonsensical as that of a poetic science.
Religion can emerge in all forms of feeling: here wild anger there the sweetest pain here consuming hatred there the childlike smile of serene humility.
Plato’s philosophy is a dignified preface to future religion.
Novels are the Socratic dialogues of our time. Practical wisdom fled from school wisdom into this liberal form.
Kant introduced the concept of the negative into philosophy. Would it not also be worthwhile to try to introduce the concept of the positive into philosophy?
Beauty is that which is simultaneously attractive and sublime.