No man can possibly know what life means, what the world means, until he has a child and loves it. And then the whole universe changes and nothing will ever again seem exactly as it seemed before.
“We owe more to our illusions than to our knowledge”
A proof of really great art is that it is generally true - it seldom falls into the misapprehensions to which minor art is liable.
To ancient Chinese fancy, the Milky Way was a luminous river, - the River of Heaven, - the Silver Stream.
Broad tolerance in the matter of beliefs is necessarily a part of the new ethics.