In the course of history, men come to see that iron necessity is neither iron nor necessary.
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Without music, life would be a mistake.
Admiration for a quality or an art can be so strong that it deters us from striving to possess it.
Not necessity, not desire - no, the love of power is the demon of men. Let them have everything - health, food, a place to live, entertainment - they are and remain unhappy and low-spirited: for the demon waits and waits and will be satisfied.
A great value of antiquity lies in the fact that its writings are the only ones that modern men still read with exactness.
Whatever is done for love always occurs beyond good and evil.
There are various eyes. Even the Sphinx has eyes: and as a result there are various truths, and as a result there is no truth.
The 'kingdom of Heaven' is a condition of the heart - not something that comes 'upon the earth' or 'after death.'
The best weapon against an enemy is another enemy.
I cannot believe in a God who wants to be praised all the time.
He who fights with monsters might take care lest he thereby become a monster. Is not life a hundred times too short for us to bore ourselves?
I still indulge in a glass of wine or chocolate - treats are mandatory. Without deviating from the day-to-day healthy diet once in a while, it wouldn't be sustainable for me, and that's what I wanted: an approach to eating to last my entire life.
If there is something to pardon in everything, there is also something to condemn.
I have seen enough of one war never to wish to see another.
Nothing endears so much a friend as sorrow for his death. The pleasure of his company has not so powerful an influence.
The boy who is going to make a great man must not make up his mind merely to overcome a thousand obstacles, but to win in spite of a thousand repulses and defeats.
Work gives you meaning and purpose and life is empty without it.
For more than four decades, the Libyan people have been ruled by a tyrant - Moammar Gaddafi. He has denied his people freedom, exploited their wealth, murdered opponents at home and abroad, and terrorized innocent people around the world - including Americans who were killed by Libyan agents.
The rich are always going to say that, you know, just give us more money and we'll go out and spend more and then it will all trickle down to the rest of you. But that has not worked the last 10 years, and I hope the American public is catching on.
Why are we so full of restraint? Why do we not give in all directions? Is it fear of losing ourselves? Until we do lose ourselves there is no hope of finding ourselves.
You know, religion itself, Eastern and Western, is divisive and quarrelsome anyway.