Man is lyrical, woman epic, marriage dramatic.
Only as far as a man is happily married to himself is he fit for married life and family life in general.
Character and fate are two words for the same thing.
We are near waking when we dream we are dreaming.
Fate and character are the same thing.
Nothing is more indispensable to true religiosity than a mediator that links us with divinity.
I often feel, and ever more deeply I realize, that fate and character are the same conception.
A hero is one who knows how to hang on one minute longer.
The artist belongs to their work, not the work to the artist.
Knowledge is only one half. Faith is the other.
Where no gods are, spectres rule.
Prayer is to religion what thinking is to philosophy. To pray is to make religion.
Only an artist can interpret the meaning of life.
We are more closely connected to the invisible than to the visible.
Philosophy is properly home-sickness; the wish to be everywhere at home.
A character is a completely fashioned will.
The artist belongs to his work, not the work to the artist.
Every beloved object is the center of a paradise.
We are near awakening when we dream that we dream.
We never completely comprehend ourselves, but we can do far more than comprehend.
Character is a perfectly educated will.
Poetry heals the wounds inflicted by reason.
Learning is pleasurable but doing is the height of enjoyment.
Christianity is the root of all democracy, the highest fact in the rights of men.
Nature is a petrified magic city.
To become properly acquainted with a truth, we must first have disbelieved it, and disputed against it.
Where children are, there is the golden age.
Every beloved object is the center point of a paradise.
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