''Keep true to the dreams of thy youth.''
''The greater part of humanity is too much harassed and fatigued by the struggle with want, to rally itself for a new and sterner struggle with error.''
''A gloomy guest fits not a wedding feast.''
''Man only plays when in the full meaning of the word he is a man, and he is only completely a man when he plays.''
''Posterity weaves no garlands for imitators.''
''Nothing, it is true, is more common than for both Science and Art to pay homage to the spirit of the age, and for creative taste to accept the law of critical taste.''
''Utility is the great idol of the age, to which all powers must do service and all talents swear allegiance.''
''The strong man is strongest when alone.''
''To save all we must risk all.''
''The history of the world is the world's court of justice.''
''They would need to be already wise, in order to love wisdom.''
''No doubt the artist is the child of his time; but woe to him if he is also its disciple, or even its favorite.''
''The hat is the pride of man; for he who cannot keep his hat on before kings and emperors is no free man.''