Rest not. Life is sweeping by; go and dare before you die. Something mighty and sublime, leave behind to conquer time.
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- Courage and modesty are the most unequivocal of virtues, for they are of a kind that hypocrisy cannot imitate; they too have this quality in common, that they are expressed by the same color.
- Wealth lost is something lost, honor lost is something lost: Courage lost all is lost.
- Let everyone sweep in front of his own door, and the whole world will be clean.
- Yes! To this thought I hold with firm persistence; The last result of wisdom stamps it true; He only earns his freedom and existence Who daily conquers them anew.
- Daring ideas are like chessmen moved forward. They may be beaten, but they may start a winning game.
- Taste is only to be educated by contemplation, not of the tolerably good but of the truly excellent. I therefore show you only the best works; and when you are grounded in these, you will have a standard for the rest, which you will know how to value, without overrating them.