Dreaming is an act of pure imagination, attesting in all men a creative power, which, if it were available in waking, would make every man a Dante or Shakespeare.
Talent is a faculty that is highly developed, but genius commands all the faculties.
What we need most, is not so much to realize the ideal as to idealize the real.
Category: Ideals And Idealism
Sympathy with nature is part of a good person's religion.
Every man is his own ancestor, and every man his own heir. He devises his own fortune, and he inherits his own past.