When he judged himself, that was his supreme moment.
What, seen in the perspective of life, is the significance of morality?
When a man has been highly honored and has eaten a little he is most benevolent.
When virtue has slept, it will arise again all the fresher.
When a hundred men stand together, each of them loses his mind and gets another one.
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 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.