I speak and the child plays: who can be more serious than we are?
Alas, where is there still a sea in which one could drown: thus our lament resounds â€“ across shallow swamps.
The most common sort of lie is the one uttered to one's self.
The advent of the Christian God, as the maximum god attained so far, was therefore accompanied by the maximum feeling of guilty indebtedness on earth.
A good writer possesses not only his own spirit but also the spirit of his friends.