No sooner said than done – so acts your man of worth.
Woman, or more precisely put, perhaps, marriage, is the representative of life with which you are meant to come to terms.
One tells as few lies as possible only by telling as few lies as possible, and not by having the least possible opportunity to do so.
The fact that our task is exactly commensurate with our life gives it the appearance of being infinite.
If it had been possible to build the Tower of Babel without climbing it, it would have been permitted.
The spirit becomes free only when it ceases to be a support.
We all have wings, but they have not been of any avail to us and if we could tear them off, we would do so.
Test yourself on mankind. It is something that makes the doubter doubt, the believer believe.
Hesitation before birth. If there is a transmigration of souls then I am not yet on the bottom rung. My life is a hesitation before birth.
It is only our conception of time that makes us call the Last Judgement by this name. It is, in fact, a kind of martial law.
How can one take delight in the world unless one flees to it for refuge?
It is comforting to reflect that the disproportion of things in the world seems to be only arithmetical.
Martyrs do not underrate the body, they allow it to be elevated on the cross. In this they are at one with their antagonists.
The history of mankind is the instant between two strides taken by a traveler.
We are separated from God on two sides; the Fall separates us from Him, the Tree of Life separates Him from us.