Einmal ist keinmal, says Tomas to himself. What happens but once, says the German adage, might as well not have happened at all. If we have only one life to live, we might as well not have lived at all.
Nudity is the uniform of the other side... nudity is a shroud.
Happiness is the longing for repetition.
Those who consider the Devil to be a partisan of Evil and angels to be warriors for Good accept the demagogy of the angels. Things are clearly more complicated.
Optimism is the opium of the people.
You can understand nothing about art, particularly modern art, if you do not understand that imagination is a value in itself.