Never lose an opportunity of seeing anything beautiful, for beauty is God's handwriting.
Beauty without expression is boring.
Flowers... are a proud assertion that a ray of beauty outvalues all the utilities of the world.
All diseases run into one, old age.
The age of a woman doesn't mean a thing. The best tunes are played on the oldest fiddles.
A more secret, sweet, and overpowering beauty appears to man when his heart and mind open to the sentiment of virtue.
Beauty without grace is the hook without the bait.
We find delight in the beauty and happiness of children that makes the heart too big for the body.
As we grow old, the beauty steals inward.
Beauty is an outward gift, which is seldom despised, except by those to whom it has been refused.
Our best thoughts come from others.
The fox has many tricks. The hedgehog has but one. But that is the best of all.
Jesus Christ belonged to the true race of prophets. He saw with open eye the mystery of the soul. Drawn by its severe harmony, ravished with its beauty, he lived in it and had his being there. Alone in all history, he estimated the greatness of man.
Death comes to all, but great achievements build a monument which shall endure until the sun grows cold.
For every minute you remain angry, you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind.
Every artist was first an amateur.
Judge of your natural character by what you do in your dreams.
In art, the hand can never execute anything higher than the heart can imagine.
Pictures must not be too picturesque.
Love of beauty is taste. The creation of beauty is art.
A man is a god in ruins. When men are innocent, life shall be longer, and shall pass into the immortal, as gently as we awake from dreams.
There is no chance and anarchy in the universe. All is system and gradation. Every god is there sitting in his sphere.
The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
Win as if you were used to it, lose as if you enjoyed it for a change.
What is a weed? A plant whose virtues have never been discovered.
The earth laughs in flowers.
The faith that stands on authority is not faith.
God enters by a private door into every individual.
Our faith comes in moments our vice is habitual.
The highest revelation is that God is in every man.