You can just look at a mountain and get a connection with God, you don't have to understand the mountain to feel that.
Omens are the individual language in which God talks to you. My omens are not your omens.
The wise men understood that this natural world is only an image and a copy of paradise. The existence of this world is simply a guarantee that there exists a world that is perfect. God created the world so that, through its visible objects, men could understand his spiritual teachings and the marve
When you find your path, you must not be afraid. You need to have sufficient courage to make mistakes. Disappointment, defeat, and despair are the tools God uses to show us the way.
You are someone who is different, but who wants to be the same as everyone else. And that in my view is a serious illness. God chose you to be different. Why are you disappointing God with this kind of attitude?
You are protected. But if you don't take risks, God will retreat and become only a subject of philosophical speculation...
I am a Catholic, not so committed to the church, but to the idea of the Virgin, the female face of God.
The little man is still a man. Johann Wolfgang von Go
Enjoy what you can, endure what you must.
In art, the best is good enough.
Battle not with monsters, for then you become one.
Passions are defects or virtues in the highest power.
Rest not Life is sweeping by go and dare before you die. Something mighty and sublime, leave behind to conquer time.
It is related of an Englishman that he hanged himself to avoid the daily task of dressing and undressing.
Habit is a man's sole comfort. We dislike doing without even unpleasant things to which we have become accustomed.
Let us seek to fathom those things that are fathomable and reserve those things which are unfathomable for reverence in quietude.
Pain and pleasure, good and evil, come to us from unexpected sources. It is not there where we have gathered up our brightest hopes, that the dawn of happiness breaks. It is not there where we have glanced our eye with affright, that we find the deadliest gloom. What should this teach us? To bow to
What men usually say of misfortunes, that they never come alone, may with equal truth be said of good fortune; nay, of other circumstances which gather round us in a harmonious way, whether it arise from a kind of fatality, or that man has the power of attracting to himself things that are mutually
One should not wish anyone disagreeable conditions of life; but for him who is involved in them by chance, they are touchstones of characters and of the most decisive value to man.
It is one of Heaven's best gifts to hold such a dear creature in one's arms.
What makes poetry? A full heart, brimful of one noble passion.
Not all that is presented to us as history has really happened; and what really happened did not actually happen the way it is presented to us; moreover, what really happened is only a small part of all that happened. Everything in history remains uncertain, the largest events as well as the smalles
Why look for conspiracy when stupidity can explain so much
The true poet is called to take in the splendor of the world and for that reason will always be inclined to praise rather than tofind fault.
Thinking is more interesting than knowing, but less interesting than looking. Johann Wolfgang von Goeth
I know nothing more mocking than a devil that despairs.
Where is the man who has the strength to be true, and to show himself as he is?