The essence of a tragedy, or even of a serious play, is the spiritual awakening, or regeneration, of the hero.
If you practice an art, be proud of it and make it proud of you It may break your heart, but it will fill your heart before it breaks it; it will make you a person in your own right.
This liberty will look easy by and by when nobody dies to get it.
There are some men who lift the age they inhabit, till all men walk on higher ground in that lifetime.
He was a god, such as men might be, if men were gods.