Thoughts are the shadows of our feelings -- always darker, emptier and simpler.
There will always be rocks in the road ahead of us. They will be stumbling blocks or stepping stones; it all depends on how you use them.
People have always wanted to 'improve' human beings; for the most part, this has been called morality.
Not when truth is dirty, but when it is shallow, does the enlightened man dislike to wade into its waters.
What is the greatest thing you can experience? It is the hour of your greatest contempt. The hour in which even your happiness becomes loathsome to you, and so also your reason and virtue.
Loneliness is one thing, solitude is another.