Some are created for beauty, and some for use; and there are some which one can do without altogether.
I will bow myself before him who is influenced by a noble conviction, and who only desires that which is conducive to good, be he prince or man of the people.
Madame Politics is like Venus: they whom she decoys into her castle perish.
Travelling expands the mind rarely.
“Rejoice in thy youth,’ said the sunbeam; ‘rejoice in thy fresh growth and in the young life that is in thee.”
“Leben allein genügt nicht, sagte der Schmetterling. Sonnenschein, Freiheit und eine kleine Blume muss man auch haben.”
“Early in the morning, a peasant, who was passing by, saw what had happened. He broke the ice in pieces with his wooden shoe, and carried the duckling home to his wife. The warmth revived the poor”.
“The right sort (of story) come of themselves: they tap at my forehead and say 'Here we are.”
“Most of the people who will walk after me will be children, so make the beat keep time with short steps.”
“I never dreamed of such happiness as this, while I was an ugly duckling.”
Continue ye merry notes! The evening is mild, the sea is calm and bright as any mirror.
My life is a lovely story, happy and full of incident.
“You are a dreamer, and that is your misfortune.”
“My life will be the best illustration of all my work.”
“She laughed and danced with the thought of death in her heart.”
“Life is like a beautiful melody, only the lyrics are messed up.”
Every man's life is a fairy-tale written by God's fingers.
Death walks faster than the wind and never returns what he has taken.
Mermaids have no tears, and so they suffer all the more.
Life itself is the most wonderful fairy tale.
Just living is not enough... one must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower.
“When the bird of the heart begins to sing, too often will reason stop up her ears.”
“But a mermaid has no tears, and therefore she suffers so much more.”