It is always consoling to think of suicide: in that way one gets through many a bad night.
Distrust everyone in whom the impulse to punish is powerful! Does wisdom perhaps appear on the earth as a raven which is inspired by the smell of carrion?
Morality is the best of all devices for leading mankind by the nose
the doer is merely a fiction added to the deed the deed is everything.
I am afraid we are not rid of God because we still have faith in grammar.
About sacrifice and the offering of sacrifices, sacrificial animals think quite differently from those who look on: but they have never been allowed to have their say.
The man of knowledge must be able not only to love his enemies but also to hate his friends.
Thoughts are the shadows of our feelings - always darker, emptier and simpler.
Admiration for a quality or an art can be so strong that it deters us from striving to possess it.
There is an innocence in admiration; it is found in those to whom it has never yet occurred that they, too, might be admired some day.
The strongest have their moments of fatigue.
Impoliteness is frequently the sign of an awkward modesty that loses its head when surprised and hopes to conceal this with rudeness. LESS
Art raises its head where creeds relax.