You say, it's dark. And in truth, I did place a cloud before your sun. But do you not see how the edges of the cloud are already glowing and turning light.
A man far oftener appears to have a decided character from persistently following his temperament than from persistently following his principles.
To show pity is felt as a sign of contempt because one has clearly ceased to be an object of fear as soon as one is pitied.
Mystical explanations are considered deep; the truth is, they are not even shallow.
In truth,there was only one christian and he died on the cross.
At times one remains faithful to a cause only because its opponents do not cease to be insipid.
I assess the power of a will by how much resistance, pain, torture it endures and knows how to turn to its advantage.
Out of life's school of war what does not destroy me, makes me stronger.
Let man fear woman when she loves: then she makes any sacrifice, and everything else seems without value to her.
You have your way. I have my way. As for the right way, the correct way, and the only way, it does not exist.
When a woman has scholarly inclinations there is usually something wrong with her sexuality.
Morality negates life.
A strong and well-constituted man digests his experiences , just as he digests his meats, even when he has some tough morsels to swallow.
A thinker sees his own actions as experiments and questions--as attempts to find out something. Success and failure are for him answers above all.
Idleness is the parent of all psychology.
Faith means not wanting to know what is true.
There is not enough love and goodness in the world to permit giving any of it away to imaginary beings.
In heaven, all the interesting people are missing.
Perhaps I know why it is man alone who laughs , he alone suffers so deeply that he had to invent laughter.
What else is love but understanding and rejoicing in the fact that another person lives, acts, and experiences otherwise than we do.