A man is not idle because he is absorbed in thought. There is a visible labor and there is an invisible labor.
When we are at the end of life, to die means to go away; when we are at the beginning, to go away means to die.
When God desires to destroy a thing, he entrusts its destruction to the thing itself. Every bad institution of this world ends by suicide.
When a man understands the art of seeing, he can trace the spirit of an age and the features of a king even in the knocker on a door.
We say that slavery has vanished from European civilization, but this is not true. Slavery still exists, but now it applies only to women and its name is prostitution.