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