In these times I don't, in a manner of speaking, know what I want; perhaps I don't want what I know and want what I don't know.
Why do we think love is a magician? Because the whole power of magic consists in love. The work of magic is the attraction of one thing by another because of a certain affinity of nature.
The soul exists partly in eternity and partly in time.
Artists in each of the arts seek after and care for nothing but love.
Who can wonder at the attractiveness... of the bar, for our ambitious young men, when the highest bribes of society are at the feet of the successful orator?
You are running to seek your friend. Let your feet run, but your mind need not.
Books that distribute things... with as daring a freedom as we use in dreams, put us on our feet again.