When we have to change an opinion about any one, we charge heavily to his account the inconvenience he thereby causes us.
When the centre of gravity of life is placed, not in life itself, but in the beyond—in nothingness—then one has taken away its centre of gravity altogether.
When a human being resists his whole age and stops it at the gate to demand an accounting, this must have influence.
When the gratitude of many to one throws away all shame, we behold fame.
When one is young, one venerates and despises without that art of nuances which constitutes the best gain of life, and it is only fair that one has to pay dearly for having assaulted men and things in this manner with Yes and No.
When one has not had a good father, one must create one.
When art dresses in worn-out material it is most easily recognized as art.
When a man has been highly honored and has eaten a little he is most benevolent.