Distrust everyone in whom the impulse to punish is powerful!
Distrust all in whom the impulse to punish is powerful.
To live is to suffer, to survive is to find some meaning in the suffering.
There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness.
Madness is something rare in individuals -- but in groups, parties, peoples, ages it is the rule.
Marriage: that I call the will of two to create the one who is more than those who created it.
No, life has not disappointed me. On the contrary, I find it truer, more desirable and mysterious every year ever since the day when the great liberator came to me: the idea that life could be an experiment of the seeker for knowledge and not a duty, not a calamity, not trickery.
A strong and secure man digests his experiences (deeds and misdeeds alike) just as he digests his meat, even when he has some bits to swallow.
Pathetic attitudes are not in keeping with greatness
Dancing in all its forms cannot be excluded from the curriculum of all noble education; dancing with the feet, with ideas, with words, and, need I add that one must also be able to dance with the pen?
Woman was God's second mistake.
Without music, life would be an error.
When one has not had a good father, one must create one.
If a man wishes to rid himself of a feeling of unbearable oppression, he may have to take hashish.
Many a man fails as an original thinker simply because his memory is too good.