When art dresses in worn-out material it is most easily recognized as art.
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 thou goest to woman, take thy whip.
What? You seek something? You wish to multiply yourself tenfold, a hundredfold? You seek followers? Seek zeros!
When you stare into the abyss the abyss stares back at you.
When I came to men, then found I them resting on an old infatuation: all of them thought they had long known what was good and bad for men.
When I picture a perfect reader, I always picture a monster of courage and curiosity, also something supple, cunning, cautious, a born adventurer and discoverer.