Music should strike fire from the heart of man, and bring tears from the eyes of woman.
Temptation is the fire that brings up the scum of the heart.
So much is man the slave of his heart that he will shut his eyes to what does not please him and believe all that he hopes.
It is as absurd to say that a man can't love one woman all the time as it is to say that a violinist needs several violins to play the same piece of music.
No man knows till he has suffered from the night how sweet and dear to his heart and eye the morning can be.
When soldiers have been baptized in the fire of a battle-field, they have all one rank in my eyes.
Beauty is mysterious as well as terrible. God and devil are fighting there, and the battlefield is the heart of man.
A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age.
Let my soul smile through my heart and my heart smile through my eyes, that I may scatter rich smiles in sad hearts.
Concern for man and his fate must always form the chief interest of all technical endeavors... Never forget this in the midst of your diagrams and equations.
In revenge and in love, woman is more barbarous than man.
The great living experience for every man is his adventure into the woman. The man embraces in the woman all that is not himself, and from that one resultant, from that embrace, comes every new action.
I couldn't have found a better man than Brad. He still opens doors for me and brings me flowers. He's the sweetest goofball on the planet.
You may try but you can never imagine what it is to have a man's form of genius in you, and to suffer the slavery of being a girl.
There is nothing in the world like the devotion of a married woman. It is a thing no married man knows anything about.
If a man or woman is born ten years sooner or later, their whole aspect and performance shall be different.
Man's love is of man's life a part; it is a woman's whole existence. In her first passion, a woman loves her lover, in all the others all she loves is love.
He's the kind of man a woman would have to marry to get rid of.
A man's face is his autobiography. A woman's face is her work of fiction.
Look into any man's heart you please, and you will always find, in every one, at least one black spot which he has to keep concealed.
The royal road to a man's heart is to talk to him about the things he treasures most.
Man is defined as a human being and a woman as a female - whenever she behaves as a human being she is said to imitate the male.
But now science, spurred on by its powerful delusion, hurtles inexorably towards its limits where the optimism hidden in the essence of logic founders. For the periphery of the circle of science has an infinite number of points and while there is no telling yet how the circle could ever be fully surveyed,the noble and gifted man, before he has reached the middle of his life, still inevitably encounters such peripheral limit points andfinds himself staring into an impenetrable darkness. If he at that moment sees to his horror how in these limits logic coils arounditself and finally bites its own tail - then the new form of knowledge breaks through, tragic knowledge, which in order to be tolerated,needs art as a protection and remedy.
The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small amount of fire makes a small amount of heat.
When a great change is effected in human affairs it brings on by degrees a corresponding change in human conceptions. After the discovery of the Indies and of America, after the invention of printing and the multiplication of books, after the restoration of classic antiquity and the Reformation of Luther, any conception of the world then formed could no longer remain monastic and mystic.