In heaven, all the interesting people are missing.
When we are tired, we are attacked by ideas we conquered long ago.
We should consider every day lost on which we have not danced at least once.
Every deep thinker is more afraid of being understood than of being misunderstood.
Faith: not wanting to know what the truth is
Love is blind; friendship closes its eyes.
It is hard enough to remember my opinions, without also remembering my reasons for them.
I'm not upset that you lied to me, I'm upset that from now on I can't believe you.
In individuals, insanity is rare; but in groups, parties, nations and epochs, it is the rule.
It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages.
Man is the cruelest animal.
The snake which cannot cast its skin has to die. As well the minds which are prevented from changing their opinions; they cease to be mind.
There are no facts, only interpretations.
Sometimes people don't want to hear the truth because they don't want their illusions destroyed.
The advantage of a bad memory is that one enjoys several times the same good things for the first time.
No one can construct for you the bridge upon which precisely you must cross the stream of life, no one but you yourself alone.
You have your way. I have my way. As for the right way, the correct way, and the only way, it does not exist.
The man of knowledge must be able not only to love his enemies but also to hate his friends.
The surest way to corrupt a youth is to instruct him to hold in higher esteem those who think alike than those who think differently.
The thought of suicide is a great consolation: by means of it one gets through many a dark night.
There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness.
And those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music.
Thoughts are the shadows of our feelings -- always darker, emptier and simpler.
That which does not kill us makes us stronger.
He who has a why to live for can bear almost any how.
Without music, life would be a mistake.
You must have chaos within you to give birth to a dancing star.