Quotes from "William Shakespeare"

God manifests himself to us in the first degree through the life of the universe, and in the second through the thought of man. The second manifestation is not less holy than the first. The first is named Nature, the second is named Art.
Part I: Book Two - Chapter 1

His lieutenents [Omar] have preserved his orders for us: "If these books contain falsehoods, to the fire with them. If these books contain truths, these truths are in the Koran; to the fire with them." In the place of the Koran, put the Bible, Veta, Edda, Zend-Avesta, Toldos, Jeschut Talmud, Gospel, and you have the imperturbable and universal formula of all fanaticisms.
Part I: Book Four - Chapter 5

Whoever does not comprehend Aeschylus is irremediably an ordinary mind. Intellects may be tried on Aeschylus.
Part I: Book Four - Chapter 1

The dread of genius is the first step towards taste.
Part I: Book Four - Chapter 1

Imbecile contempt can have the same effect as imbecile adoration.
Part I: Book Four - Chapter 5

"There is nothing like a dream to create the future."
Part II: Book One - Chapter 5

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