A woman may very well form a friendship with a man, but for this to endure, it must be assisted by a little physical antipathy.
He who cannot give anything away cannot feel anything either.
We have art in order not to die of the truth.
There is more wisdom in your body than in your deepest philosophy.
What a time experiences as evil is usually an untimely echo of what was formerly experienced as good-the atavism of a more ancient ideal.
The best friend is likely to acquire the best wife, because a good marriage is based on the talent for friendship.
The spiritualization of sensuality is called love: it is a great triumph over Christianity.
In the consciousness of the truth he has perceived, man now sees everywhere only the awfulness or the absurdity of existence and loathing seizes him.
Beggars should be entirely abolished! Truly, it is annoying to give to them and annoying not to give to them.
In Heaven all the interesting people are missing.
Christianity makes suffering contagious.
Does wisdom perhaps appear on the earth as a raven which is inspired by the smell of carrion?
One has to pay dearly for immortality; one has to die several times while one is still alive.
Let us beware of saying that death is the opposite of life. The living being is only a species of the dead, and a very rare species.