Art is not a handicraft, it is the transmission of feelings,
the artist has experienced.
Error is the force that welds men together; truth is
communicated to men only by deeds of truth.
Everybody lives and acts partly according to his own,
partly according to other people’s ideas.
Faith is the force of life.
I can’t understand how anyone can write without
rewriting everything over and over again.
Life without vanity is almost impossible.
Man must not check reason by tradition, but must check
tradition by reason.
Music is the shorthand of emotion.
The chief attraction of military service has
consisted and will consist in this
compulsory and irreproachable idleness.
There are many faiths, but the spirit is one, in me, in
you, and in every man.
To say that you can love one person all your life is just
like saying that one candle will continue burning as long
as you live.
Yes, we will do anything for the poor man, anything but
get off his back.