He who seeketh may easily get lost himself. All isolation is wrong: so say the herd. And long didst thou belong to the herd. The voice of the herd will still echo in thee. And when thou sayest, I have no longer a conscience in common with you, then will it be a plaint and a pain.
Creation-that is the great redemption from suffering, and life's growing light. But that the creator may be, much suffering is needed and much change. Indeed, there must be much bitter dying in your life, you creators.
One will rarely err if extreme actions be ascribed to vanity, ordinary actions to habit, and mean actions to fear.
From the beginning, nothing has been more alien, repugnant, and hostile to woman than truth -- her great art is the lie, her highest concern is mere appearance of beauty.
How well Stoicism hides what one does not possess!
All of life is a dispute over taste and tasting.