Fear is the mother of morality.
You have your way. I have my way. As for the right way, the correct way, and the only way, it does not exist.
Without music, life would be a mistake.
He who despises himself nevertheless esteems himself as a self-despiser.
He that humbleth himself wishes to be exalted.
One often contradicts an opinion when what is uncongenial is really the tone in which it was conveyed.
Christianity makes suffering contagious.
Two great European narcotics, alcohol and Christianity.
Many a man fails as an original thinker simply because his memory it too good.
The lie is a condition of life.
One may sometimes tell a lie, but the grimace that accompanies it tells the truth.
Against boredom the gods themselves fight in vain.
The secret of reaping the greatest fruitfulness and the greatest enjoyment from life is to liver dangerously.
There are no facts, only interpretations.
He who laughs best today, will also laughs last.
If a woman possesses manly virtues one should run away from her; and if she does not possess them she runs away from herself.
There are no eternal facts, as there are no absolute truths.
When one has not had a good father, one must create one.
How people keep correcting us when we are young! There is always some bad habit or other they tell us we ought to get over. Yet most bad habits are tools to help us through life.
He who cannot obey himself will be commanded. That is the nature of living creatures.