Oh, heart, if one should say to you that the soul perishes like the body, answer that the flower withers, but the seed remains.
When you work you are a flute through whose heart the whispering of the hours turns to music. Which of you would be a reed, dumb and silent, when all else sings together in unison?
It is wrong to think that love comes from long companionship and persevering courtship. Love is the offspring of spiritual affinity and unless that affinity is created in a moment, it will not be created for years or even generations
Perplexity is the beginning of knowledge.
To be able to look back upon ones life in satisfaction, is to live twice
Half of what I say is meaningless; but I say it so that the other half may reach you
A friend who is far away is sometimes much nearer than one who is at hand. Is not the mountain far more awe-inspiring and more clearly visible to one passing through the valley than to those who inhabit the mountain?
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
If you cannot work with love but only with distaste, it is better that you should leave your work.
Poetry is a deal of joy and pain and wonder, with a dash of the dictionary.