Domination delegates the physical violence on which it rests to the dominated.
All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.
It is by no means an irrational fancy that, in a future existence, we shall look upon what we think our present existence, as a dream.
Anxiety is the dizziness of freedom.
Memories warm you up from the inside. But they also tear you apart.
Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.
Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands
Those who restrain desire do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained.
All battles are fought by scared men who'd rather be some place else.
Children are a wonderful gift. They have an extraordinary capacity to see into the heart of things and to expose sham and humbug for what they are.
Animals, whom we have made our slaves, we do not like to consider our equal.
Even if you are divine, you don't disdain male consorts.
God creates, I do not create. I assemble and I steal everywhere to do it - from what I see, from what the dancers can do, from what others do.
A moral being is one who is capable of reflecting on his past actions and their motives - of approving of some and disapproving of others
There is no limit to the amount of good you can do if you don't care who gets the credit.
Light thinks it travels faster than anything but it is wrong. No matter how fast light travels, it finds the darkness has always got there first, and is waiting for it.
At the heart of all beauty lies something inhuman.
Laziness never arrived at the attainment of a good wish.
For the meaning of life differs from man to man, from day to day and from hour to hour. What matters, therefore, is not the meaning of life in general but rather the specific meaning of a person's life at a given moment.
There are no good girls gone wrong - just bad girls found out.
All honor's wounds are self-inflicted.