When you look into an abyss, the abyss also looks into you.
One should die proudly when it is no longer possible to live proudly.
As we learn from the New Testament, the Jews and the Samaritans in the days of Jesus were not agreed on the question which was the proper place of worship, but that there could be only one was taken to be as certain as the unity of God Himself.
Love is blind; friendship closes its eyes.
And 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.
It is my ambition to say in ten sentences what others say in a whole book.
What do you regard as most humane? To spare someone shame.
Talking much about oneself can also be a means to conceal oneself.
The brutalities of a fight with bare hands, the crushed nasal bones, maimed lips, and other disfigurements, which call for the utter abolition of boxing in the interests of humanity, at once disappear when the contestants cover their hands with large, soft-leather gloves.
A pair of powerful spectacles has sometimes sufficed to cure a person in love.