There is no better soporific and sedative than skepticism.
I change too quickly: my today refutes my yesterday. When I ascend I often jump over steps, and no step forgives me that.
Asceticism is the right way of thinking for those who have to extirpate their sensual drives because they are ravening beasts of prey. But only for those!
In Christianity neither morality nor religion come into contact with reality at any point.
In a friend one should have ones best enemy. You should be closest to him with your heart when you resist him.