He who has seen everything empty itself is close to knowing what everything is filled with.
Set out from any point. They are all alike. They all lead to a point of departure.
What we pay for with our lives never costs too much.
I have seen and endured the sufferings of the troops, and I can no longer be a party to prolong these sufferings for ends which I believe to be evil and unjust.
Man, it seemed, had been created to jab the life out of Germans.
He who goes step by step always finds himself level with a step.
Character is the essence of all that a man has seen in life and regards as high and exalted. Character is like truth: the substance of the things that a man has forgotten but the substance of the things that are worth remembering in life.
Certainties are arrived at only on foot.
I am not protesting against the conduct of the war, but against the political errors and insincerities for which the fighting men are being sacrificed.
God has given a great deal to man, but man would like something from man.