The task of art today is to bring chaos into order.
The splinter in your eye is the best magnifying-glass.
But he who dies in despair has lived his whole life in vain.
History does not merely touch on language, but takes place in it.
A German is someone who cannot tell a lie without believing it himself.
Exuberant health is always, as such, sickness also.
Modernity is a qualitative, not a chronological, category.
He who has laughter on his side has no need of proof.
True thoughts are those alone which do not understand themselves.
No harm comes to man from outside alone: dumbness is the objective spirit.
To say ‘we’ and mean ‘I’ is one of the most recondite insults.
Love is the power to see similarity in the dissimilar.
Love you will find only where you may show yourself weak without provoking strength.