There is no such thing as a little country. The greatness of a people is no more determined by their numbers than the greatness of a man is by his height.
I met in the street a very poor young man who was in love. His hat was old, his coat worn, his cloak was out at the elbows, the water passed through his shoes, - and the stars through his soul.
Each man should frame life so that at some future hour fact and his dreaming meet.
A great artist is a great man in a great child.
A faith is a necessity to a man. Woe to him who believes in nothing.
Blessed be Providence which has given to each his toy: the doll to the child, the child to the woman, the woman to the man, the man to the devil!
Close by the Rights of Man, at the least set beside them, are the Rights of the Spirit.
Conscience is God present in man.
Genius: the superhuman in man.
Hope is the word which God has written on the brow of every man.
Pain is as diverse as man. One suffers as one can.
Religions do a useful thing: they narrow God to the limits of man. Philosophy replies by doing a necessary thing: it elevates man to the plane of God.
Smallness in a great man seems smaller by its disproportion with all the rest.
The animal is ignorant of the fact that he knows. The man is aware of the fact that he is ignorant.
The learned man knows that he is ignorant.