Der Sinn für die Darstellung meines traumhaften innern Lebens hat alles andere ins Nebensächliche gerückt, und es ist in einer schrecklichen Weise verkümmert und hört nicht auf, zu verkümmern. Nichts anderes kann mich jemals zufriedenstellen.
Productivity is being able to do things that you were never able to do before.
He who seeks does not find, but he who does not seek will be found.
Now I can look at you in peace; I don’t eat you anymore
All knowledge, the totality of all questions and all answers is contained in the dog
If I shall exist eternally, how shall I exist tomorrow?
Start with what is right rather than what is acceptable.
The mediation by the serpent was necessary. Evil can seduce man, but cannot become man.
What’s happened to me,’ he thought. It was no dream.
What have I in common with Jews? I have hardly anything in common with myself
All I am is literature, and I am not able or willing to be anything else.
The spirit becomes free only when it ceases to be a support.
Many a book is like a key to unknown chambers within the castle of one’s own self.