Get happiness out of your work or you may never know what happiness is.
The creation of something new is not accomplished by the intellect but by the play instinct acting from inner necessity. The creative mind plays with the objects it loves.
The Argument from Intimidation is a confession of intellectual impotence.
Better to get up late and be wide awake than to get up early and be asleep all day.
That which we look on with unselfish love
And true humility is surely ours,
Even as a lake looks at the stars above
And makes within itself a heaven of stars.
If there were in the world today any large number of people who desired their own happiness more than they desired the unhappiness of others, we could have paradise in a few years.