Ah, women. They make the highs higher and the lows more frequent.
He that humbleth himself wishes to be exalted.
It says nothing against the ripeness of a spirit that it has a few worms.
Blessed are the forgetful: for they get the better even of their blunders.
Existence really is an imperfect tense that never becomes a present.
He who has a why to live can bear almost any how.
All truly great thoughts are conceived by walking.
‘Evil men have no songs.’ How is it that the Russians have songs?
Madness is rare in individuals – but in groups, parties, nations, and ages it is the rule.
This is what is hardest: to close the open hand because one loves.
Be careful who you choose as your enemy because that’s who you become most like.
Success has always been a great liar.
Love is blind; friendship closes its eyes.
Art is the proper task of life.
God is a thought who makes crooked all that is straight.
Whoever fights monsters should see to it that in the process he does not become a monster. And if you gaze long enough into an abyss, the abyss will gaze back into you.