Persistence

“Don’t only practice your art, but force your way into its secrets, for it and knowledge can raise men to the divine.”

Beyond Words

“Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.”

Fertile Ground

“Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy. Music is the electrical soil in which the spirit lives, thinks and invents.”

Lasting Liberty

“It is my wish that you may have a better and freer life than I have had. Recommend virtue to your children; it alone, not money, can make them happy. I speak from experience…”

Perfect Reflection

“Therefore the perfect, absolutely and in itself, is one, infinite, which cannot be greater or better, and than which nothing can be greater or better.”

Immeasurable

“I declare God to be completely infinite because he can be associated with no boundary and his every attribute is one and infinite.”

Gloom

“The Divine Light is always in man, presenting itself to the senses and to the comprehension, but man rejects it.”

Immutable

“Truth does not change because it is, or is not, believed by a majority of the people.”

Ubiquitous

“The soul, in its power, is present in some way in the entire universe…”

Good Life

“Not life, but good life, is to be chiefly valued.”