Intensely selfish people are always very decided as to what they wish. They do not waste their energies in considering the good of others.
I do not wish to be a coward like the father of mankind and throw the blame upon a woman.
adam-and-eve Men cowardice
One must pray first, but afterwards one must help oneself. God does not care for cowards.
god cowardice prayer
What we love once, we love forever. Shall there be joy in heaven over those who repent, yet no forgiveness for them upon earth?
love Forgiveness repentance
He mistook, as the cleverest men often do mistake, in underrating the cruelty of women.
I only care for the subjective life; I am very German, you see: The woods interest me, and the world does not.
Life nature germans
The world never leaves one in ignorance or in peace.
peace experience Experience
There are wrongs for which religion makes no provision, and of which it has no comprehension.
understanding wrongs sin
Petty laws breed great crimes.
Familiarity is a magician that is cruel to beauty but kind to ugliness.
Beauty Magician Cruel
It is hard work to be good when you are very little and very hungry, and have many sticks to beat you, and no mother's lips to kiss you.
Hard Work Many Work
A cruel story runs on wheels, and every hand oils the wheels as they run.