Don’t grieve. Anything you lose comes round in another form.
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If any man cannot feel the power of God when he looks upon the stars, then I doubt whether he is capable of any feeling at all. [Ut haec ipsa qui non sentiat deorum vim habere is nihil omnino sensurus esse videatur.]
If he really thinks there is no distinction between vice and virtue, when he leaves our houses let us count our spoons.
Hegel was right when he said that we learn from history that man can never learn anything from history.
We, unaccustomed to courage exiles from delight live coiled in shells of loneliness until love leaves its high holy temple and comes into our sight to liberate us into life. Love arrives and in its train come ecstasies old memories of pleasure ancient histories of pain. Yet if we are bold, love strikes away the chains of fear from our souls. We are weaned from our timidity In the flush of love’s light we dare be brave And suddenly we see that love costs all we are and will ever be. Yet it is only love which sets us free.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope.
You know about a person who deeply interests you more than you can be told. A look, a gesture, an act, which to everybody else is insignificant tells you more about that one than words can.
It is wonderful when a calculation is made, how little the mind is actually employed in the discharge of any profession.