He who doesn't lose his wits over certain things has no wits to lose.
If some things don't make you lose your sense of reason, then you have none to lose.
For the will and not the gift makes the giver.
Let the devil catch you but by a single hair, and you are his forever.
A heretic is a man who sees with his own eyes.
For me the greatest beauty always lies in the greatest clarity.
It is not the truth that a man possesses, or believes that he possesses, but the earnest effort which he puts forward to reach the truth, which constitutes the worth of a man.
Would that we could at once paint with the eyes! In the long way from the eye through the arm to the pencil, how much is lost!
One can drink too much, but one never drinks enough.
The most deadly fruit is borne by the hatred which one grafts on an extinguished friendship.
The superstition in which we grew up,Though we may recognize it, does not loseIts power over us--Not all are freeWho make mock of their chains.
They make glorious shipwreck who are lost in seeking worlds.