What is the price of experience? Do men buy it for a song? Or wisdom for a dance in the street? No it is bought with the price of all the man hath his house his wife his children.
What is a wife and what is a harlot? What is a church and what is a theatre? are they two and not one? Can they exist separate? Are not religion and politics the same thing? Brotherhood is religion. O demonstrations of reason dividing families in cruelty and pride!
What is grand is necessarily obscure to weak men. That which can be made explicit to the idiot is not worth my care.
Think in the morning. Act in the noon. Eat in the evening. Sleep in the night.
The weak in courage is strong in cunning.
The true method of knowledge is experiment.
The thankful receiver bears a plentiful harvest.
Prisons are built with stones of Law. Brothels with the bricks of religion.
Poetry fettered fetters the human race. Nations are destroyed or flourish in proportion as their poetry painting and music are destroyed or flourish.
Love seeketh not itself to please nor for itself hath any care but for another gives its ease and builds a Heaven in Hell’s despair.