There is more wisdom in your body than in your deepest philosophy.
We should consider every day lost on which we have not danced at least once. And we should call every truth false which was not accompanied by at least one laugh.
Do you want to have an easy life? Then always stay with the herd and lose yourself in the herd.
In individuals, insanity is rare; but in groups, parties, nations and epochs, it is the rule.
There will always be rocks in the road ahead of us. They will be stumbling blocks or stepping stones; it all depends on how you use them.
Necessity is not an established fact, but an interpretation.
Whenever I climb I am followed by a dog called ‘Ego’.
I’m not upset that you lied to me, I’m upset that from now on I can’t believe you.
What then in the last resort are the truths of mankind? They are the irrefutable errors of mankind.
Shared joys make a friend, not shared sufferings.
It is not when truth is dirty, but when it is shallow, that the lover of knowledge is reluctant to step into its waters.
The bad gains respect through imitation, the good loses it especially in art.
Today I love myself as I love my god: who could charge me with a sin today? I know only sins against my god; but who knows my god?
He who laughs best today, will also laughs last.
Whoever despises himself nonetheless respects himself as one who despises.
Plato was a bore.