Love of beauty is really only the sex instinct, which nothing but complete union satisfies.
Love could never come to full fruition till it was destroyed.
Essential characteristics of a gentleman: The will to put himself in the place of others; the horror of forcing others into positions from which he would himself recoil; and the power to do what seems to him to be right without considering what others may say or think.
Only out of stir and change is born new salvation. To deny that is to deny belief in man, to turn our backs on courage!
It isn't enough to love people because they're good to you, or because in some way or other you're going to get something by it. We have to love because we love loving.