Nature is a temple in which living columns sometimes emit confused words. Man approaches it through forests of symbols, which observe him with familiar glances.
Inspiration comes of working every day.
It is by universal misunderstanding that all agree. For if, by ill luck, people understood each other, they would never agree.
Everything that is beautiful and noble is the product of reason and calculation.
Whether you come from heaven or hell, what does it matter, O Beauty!