To love for the sake of being loved is human, but to love for the sake of loving is angelic.
There is a woman at the beginning of all great things.
Music is the literature of the heart; it commences where speech ends
Limited in his nature, infinite in his desires, man is a fallen god who remembers the heavens.
Brutality to an animal is cruelty to mankind - it is only the difference in the victim
Sometimes, when one person is missing, the whole world seems depopulated
If one had but a single glance to give the world, one should gaze on Istanbul.
Providence conceals itself in the details of human affairs, but becomes unveiled in the generalities of history.
Utopias are often just premature truths.
He, who can create, abhors destruction.