Not everyone can be an orphan.
The abominable effort to take one's sins with one to paradise.
Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.
It is easier to lead men to combat, stirring up their passion, than to restrain them and direct them toward the patient labors of peace.
Most quarrels amplify a misunderstanding.
Old hands soil, it seems, whatever they caress, but they too have their beauty when they are joined in prayer. Young hands were made for caresses and the sheathing of love. It is a pity to make them join too soon.
The sole art that suits me is that which, rising from unrest, tends toward serenity.
There is no prejudice that the work of art does not finally overcome.
Nothing is so silly as the expression of a man who is being complimented.
It is good to follow one's own bent, so long as it leads upward.
Fish die belly upward, and rise to the surface. Its their way of falling.
Sin is whatever obscures the soul.