“Destiny has two ways of crushing us - by refusing our wishes and by fulfilling them.”
“Truth is not only violated by falsehood; it may be equally outraged by silence.”
Uncertainty is the refuge of hope.
Blessed be childhood, which brings down something of heaven into the midst of our rough earthliness.
Analysis kills spontaneity. The grain once ground into flour springs and germinates no more.
Music is harmony, harmony is perfection, perfection is our dream, and our dream is heaven.
“Woman is the salvation or the destruction of the family. She carries its destiny in the folds of her mantle.”
“When we are doing nothing in particula, it is then that we are living through all our being.”
“The test of every religious, political, or educational system is the men which it forms.”
The man who insists on seeing with perfect clearness before he decides, never decides.
Charm is the quality in others that makes us more satisfied with ourselves.
Common sense is calculation applied to life.
Pure truth cannot be assimilated by the crowd; it must be communicated by contagion.
To do easily what is difficult for others is the mark of talent. To do what is impossible for talent is the mark of genius.
Cleverness is serviceable for everything, sufficient for nothing.
Engrave this Quote to live we must conquer incessantly, we must have the courage to be happy.
Self-interest is but the survival of the animal in us. Humanity only begins for man with self-surrender.
“A thousand things advance; nine hundred and ninety nine retreat; That is progress.”
“An error is the more dangerous in proportion to the degree of truth which it contains.”
For purposes of action nothing is more useful than narrowness of thought combined with energy of will.
Action is coarsened thought; thought becomes concrete, obscure, and unconscious.
If nationality is consent, the state is compulsion.
The test of every religious, political, or educational system is the man that it forms.
Truth is the secret of eloquence and of virtue, the basis of moral authority; it is the highest summit of art and life.
Work while you have the light. You are responsible for the talent that has been entrusted to you.
You desire to know the art of living, my friend? It is contained in one phrase: make use of suffering.
The only substance properly so called is the soul.
Sacrifice still exists everywhere, and everywhere the elect of each generation suffers for the salvation of the rest.
The man who insists upon seeing with perfect clearness before he decides, never decides. Accept life, and you must accept regret.
Order is a great person's need and their true well being.