Most quarrels amplify a misunderstanding.
Believe those who are seeking the truth. Doubt those who find it.
Art is a collaboration between God and the artist, and the less the artist does the better.
There is no prejudice that the work of art does not finally overcome.
I owe much to my friends; but, all things considered, it strikes me that I owe even more to my enemies. The real person springs life under a sting even better than under a caress.
Nothing prevents happiness like the memory of happiness.
It is easier to lead men to combat, stirring up their passions, than to restrain them and direct them toward the patient labors of peace.