To save all we must risk all.
It is often wise to reveal that which cannot be concealed for long.
A merely fallen enemy may rise again, but the reconciled one is truly vanquished.
Worthless is the nation that does not gladly stake its all on its honor.
A gloomy guest fits not a wedding feast.
The universe is one of God's thoughts.
Honesty prospers in every condition of life.
It is easy to give advice from a port of safety.
Peace is rarely denied to the peaceful.
Will it, and set to work briskly.
He who considers too much will perform little.
Great souls suffer in silence.
The greater part of humanity is too much harassed and fatigued by the struggle with want, to rally itself for a new and sterner struggle with error.
Dare to err and to dream. Deep meaning often lies in childish plays.
As freely as the firmament embraces the world, or the sun pours forth impartially his beams, so mercy must encircle both friend and foe.
No doubt the artist is the child of his time; but woe to him if he is also its disciple, or even its favorite.
Live with your century; but do not be its creature.
In the society, where people are just parts in a larger machine, individuals are unable to develop fully.
Grace is the beauty of form under the influence of freedom.
Art is the daughter of freedom.
Who dares nothing, need hope for nothing.
No emperor has the power to dictate to the heart.
To gain a crown by fighting is great, to reject it divine.
Against stupidity the very gods themselves contend in vain.
Votes should be weighed not counted.