Each one sees what he carries in his heart.
Someday perhaps the inner light will shine forth from us, and then we'll need no other light.
Whoever wishes to keep a secret must hide the fact that he possesses one.
Whatever you think you can do or believe you can do, begin it. Action has magic, grace and power in it.
Confronted by outstanding merit, there is no way of saving one's ego except by love
The artist alone sees spirits. But after he has told of their appearing to him, everybody sees them
Unlike grown ups, children have little need to deceive themselves.
Love can do much, but duty more.
Great possessions and great want of them are both strong temptations.
A creation of importance can only be produced when its author isolates himself, it is a child of solitude.
Wine rejoices the heart of man and joy is the mother of all virtues.
Devote each day to the object then in time and every evening will find something done.
Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own.
Traveling is like gambling: it is always connected with winning and losing, and generally where it is least expected we receive, more or less than what we hoped for.
Then indecision brings its own delays, And days are lost lamenting o'er lost days. Are you in earnest? Seize this very minute; What you can do, or dream you can, begin it; Boldness has genius, power and magic in it.