One sometimes says: 'He killed himself because he was bored with life.' One ought rather to say: 'He killed himself because he was bored by lack of life.'
What's our baggage? Only vows,Happiness, and all our care,And the flower that sweetly showsNestling lightly in your hair.
Melancholy is the pleasure of being sad.
He sought...to transform the grief which looks down into the grave by showing it the grief which looks up to the stars.
He, who every morning plans the transactions of the day, and follows that plan, carries a thread that will guide him through a labyrinth of the most busy life.