Sleep is lovely, death is better still, not to have been born is of course the miracle.
Western countries in particular can today no longer be separated from Muslim societies, because they have them within themselves. They are themselves internally globalized.
From the perspective of mere representation, the external world always remains only a phenomenon.
Rascals are always sociable, more’s the pity! and the chief sign that a man has any nobility in his character is the little pleasure he takes in others’ company.
Irony is a clear consciousness of an eternal agility, of the infinitely abundant chaos.
He who fights with monsters might take care lest he thereby become a monster. Is not life a hundred times too short for us to bore ourselves?
All truth is simple… is that not doubly a lie?
Whoever looks at America will see: the ship is powered by stupidity, corruption, or prejudice.
The man who occupies the first place seldom plays the principal part.
I am afraid that the schools will prove the very gates of hell, unless they diligently labor in explaining the Holy Scriptures and engraving them in the heart of the youth.