The fullness of life is in the hazards of life.
Faith is not belief. Belief is passive. Faith is active.
Theories that go counter to the facts of human nature are foredoomed.
To be able to be caught up into the world of thought - that is being educated.
To be able to be caught up into the world of thought -- that is being educated.
When the mind withdraws into itself and dispenses with facts it makes only chaos.
Great art is the expression of a solution of the conflict between the demands of the world without and that within.
When the freedom they wished for most was freedom from responsibility, then Athens ceased to be free and was never free again.
None but a poet can write a tragedy. For tragedy is nothing less than pain transmuted into exaltation by the alchemy of poetry.
The modern minds in each generation are the critics who preserve us from a petrifying world, who will not leave us to walk undisturbed in the ways of our fathers.