"The artist belongs to his work, not the work to the artist."
"True art is characterized by an irresistible urge in the creative artist."Novalis on Albert Einstein
"If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,' then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced."Novalis on Vincent Van Gogh
"The highest art is always the most religious, and the greatest artist is always a devout person."Novalis on Abraham Lincoln
"The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance."Novalis on Aristotle
"A work of art is the unique result of a unique temperament."Novalis on Oscar Wilde
"Where children are, there is the golden age."
"We are near waking when we dream we are dreaming."
"Knowledge is only one half. Faith is the other."
"Only as far as a man is happily married to himself is he fit for married life and family life in general."
"Philosophy is properly home-sickness the wish to be everywhere at home."