The human is indissolubly linked with imitation: a human being only becomes human at all by imitating other human beings.
He who has laughter on his side has no need of proof.
He who has loved and who betrays love does harm not only to the image of the past, but to the past itself.
The good man is he who rules himself as he does his own property: his autonomous being is modelled on material power.
Love you will find only where you may show yourself weak without provoking strength.
Advice to intellectuals: let no-one represent you.
There is no love that is not an echo.
Art is permitted to survive only if it renounces the right to be different, and integrates itself into the omnipotent realm of the profane.
Freedom would be not to choose between black and white but to abjure such prescribed choices.
Love is the power to see similarity in the dissimilar.
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