You are not only responsible for what you say, but also for what you do not say.
I have made as much out of myself as could be made of the stuff, and no man should require more.
Jean Paul Richter
He is not dead who departs from life with a high and noble fame; but he is dead, even while living, whose brow is branded with infamy.
Johann Ludwig Tieck
The historian is a prophet in reverse.
Friedrich von Schelling
Literature is the immortality of speech.
August Wilhelm Von Schlegel
What is the use of running when we are on the wrong.
When thou art quiet and silent, then art thou as God was before nature and creature; thou art that which God then wats; thou art that whereof he made thy nature and creature: Then thou hearest and seest even with that wherewith God himself saw and heard in thee, before every thine own willing or thine own seeing began.
We must do the thing we must
Before the thing we may;
We are unfit for any trust
Till we can and do obey.
The world is growing old;
Who would not be at rest and free
Where love is never cold?
Frederick Willaim Faber
Tempt not a desperate man.
To burn always with this hard, gem-like flame, to maintain this ecstasy, is success in life.
You must find your dream, then the way becomes easy. But there is no dream that lasts forever, each dream is followed by another, and one should not cling to any particular one.
It's very good for an idea to be commonplace. The important thing is that a new idea should develop out of what is already there so that it soon becomes an old acquaintance. Old acquaintances aren't by any means always welcome, but at least one can't be mistaken as to who or what they are.
In actual life every great enterprise begins with and takes its first forward step in faith.