Those who will not reason, are bigots, those who cannot, are fools, and those who dare not, are slaves.
There is pleasure in the pathless woods, there is rapture in the lonely shore, there is society where none intrudes, by the deep sea, and music in its roar; I love not Man the less, but Nature more.
Always laugh when you can. It is cheap medicine.
You don’t love a woman because she is beautiful, but she is beautiful because you love her. Never underestimate the power of love. The way to love anything is to realize it may be lost. The heart has its reasons that reason does not know at all. Music is love in search of a word. There is pleasure in the pathless woods; there is a rapture on the lonely shore; There is society, where none intrudes, by the deep sea, and music in its roar.
A drop of ink may make a million think.
I slept and dreamt that life was beauty; I woke and found that life was duty.
Be thou the rainbow in the storms of life. The evening beam that smiles the clouds away, and tints tomorrow with prophetic ray.
The best prophet of the future is the past.
There are four questions of value in life, Don Octavio. What is sacred? Of what is the spirit made? What is worth living for and what is worth dying for? The answer to each is the same. Only love.
To have joy, one must share it.
I only go out to get me a fresh appetite for being alone.
She walks in beauty, like the night Of cloudless climes and starry skies; And all that’s best of dark and bright Meet in her aspect and her eyes.
The great art of life is sensation, to feel that we exist, even in pain.
Friendship may, and often does, grow into love, but love never subsides into friendship.
They used to say that knowledge is power. I used to think so, but I know now they mean money.
Eternity forbids thee to forget.
The devil was the first democrat
For truth is always strange; stranger than fiction.
Eat, drink and love…the rest is not worth a nickel
The heart will break, but broken live on.
Always laugh when you can; it is cheap medicine. Merriment is a philosophy not well understood. It is the sunny side of existence.
Love will find a way through paths where wolves fear to prey.
There is music in all things, if men had ears.
Truth is a gem that is found at a great depth; whilst on the surface of the world all things are weighed by the false scale of custom.
Adversity is the first path to truth.