Originality is independence, not rebellion; it is sincerity, not antagonism.
Genius is rarely able to give any account of its own processes.
Insincerity is always weakness; sincerity even in error is strength.
Endeavour to be faithful, and if there is any beauty in your thought, your style will be beautiful; if there is any real emotion to express, the expression will be moving.
Science is the systematic classification of experience.
In complex trains of thought signs are indispensable.
Ordinary men live among marvels and feel no wonder, grow familiar with objects and learn nothing new about them.
The only cure for grief is action.
Philosophy and Art both render the invisible visible by imagination.
Speak for yourself and from yourself, or be silent.
Insight is the first condition of Art.
Sincerity is moral truth.
When a man fails to see the truth of certain generally accepted views, there is no law compelling him to provoke animosity by announcing his dissent.
The delusions of self-love cannot be prevented, but intellectual misconceptions as to the means of achieving success may be corrected.
It is unhappily true that much insincere Literature and Art, executed solely with a view to effect, does succeed by deceiving the public.
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