When you know why you will overcome any how.
When a woman has scholarly inclinations there is generally something wrong with her sexual nature. Barrenness itself conduces to a certain virility of taste; man, indeed, if I may say so, is "the barren animal.
When one has much to put in them, a day has a thousand pockets.
When one has finished building one's house, one suddenly realizes that in the process one has learned something that one really needed to know in the worst way - before one began.
When the gratitude of many to one throws away all shame, we behold fame.
When one has not had a good father, one must create one.
When a hundred men stand together, each of them loses his mind and gets another one.
Whatever has value in our world now does not have value in itself, according to its nature —nature is always value-less, but has been given value at some time, as a present—and it was we who gave and bestowed it.