When marrying, ask yourself this question: Do you believe that you will be able to converse well with this person into your old age? Everything else in marriage is transitory.
It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages.
What, if some day or night a demon were to steal after you into your loneliest loneliness and say to you: This life as you now live it and have lived it, you will have to live once more and innumerable times more' !; Would you not throw yourself down and gnash your teeth and curse the demon who spoke thus? Or have you once experienced a tremendous moment when you would have answered him: You are a god and never have I heard anything more divine.
The advantage of a bad memory is that one enjoys several times the same good things for the first time.
Without music, life would be a mistake.
One must still have chaos in oneself to be able to give birth to a dancing star.