Saturday, December 14, 2019

quote of the day

"The soul is, therefore, not the principle of a person's individuality, but that through which one is raised above all selfhood, whereby one becomes capable of self-sacrifice, of selfless love, and of what is highest, the contemplation and knowledge of the nature of things, and with all of that: art."

- F.W.J. Schelling, "On the Relation of the Fine Arts to Nature"

"Dionysus is a magical god...moderating all things...the one who dampens and controls ferocious fire."
 F.W.J. Schelling, On the Divinities of Samothrace