If thinking is your fate, revere this fate with divine honour and sacrifice to it the best, the most beloved.
Anyone who feels himself predestined to observe and not to believe finds all those who believe too noisy and pushy: he fends them off.
People who have given us their complete confidence believe that they have a right to ours. The inference is false, a gift confers no rights.
Swallow your poison, for you need it badly.
Slow is the experience of all deep fountains: long have they to wait until they know what has fallen into their depths.
In every age the wisest have passed the identical judgement on life: it is worthless.