The stone which Jacob consecrated at Bethel the generation of the living continues to anoint, paying the tithes which of old he vowed to the house of God there.
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.
An unsophisticated forecaster uses statistics as a drunken man uses lamp-posts – for support rather than for illumination.
Many a man fails as an original thinker simply because his memory it too good.
Whatever is done for love always occurs beyond good and evil.
The right word fitly spoken is a precious rarity.
There are no moral phenomena at all, but only a moral interpretation of phenomena.
The effect of studying masterpieces is to make me admire and do otherwise.
In praise there is more obtrusiveness than in blame.
It appears a bold thing to say so when one sees how much many a modern author who knows how to make a skilful use of the Book of Chronicles has to tell about the tabernacle.