Born: October 15, 1844
Died: August 25, 1900
A casual stroll through the lunatic asylum shows that faith does not prove anything.
A friend should be a master at guessing and keeping still: you must not want to see everything.
A good writer possesses not only his own spirit but also the spirit of his friends.
A great value of antiquity lies in the fact that its writings are the only ones that modern men still read with exactness.