The most effective way to do it, is to do it.
Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.
Either you run the day or the day runs you.
What you do today can improve all your tomorrows.
Be gentle to all and stern with yourself.
You never know what motivates you.
I can, therefore I am.
Be thine own palace, or the world's thy jail.
Do not weep do not wax indignant. Understand.
Go for it now. The future is promised to no one.
When marrying, ask yourself this question: Do you believe that you will be able to converse well with this person into your old age? Everything else in marriage is transitory.
Perhaps I know best why it is man alone who laughs he alone suffers so deeply that he had to invent laughter.
The doer alone learneth.
The essence of all beautiful art, all great art, is gratitude.
We have art in order not to die of the truth.
Art is the proper task of life.
Admiration for a quality or an art can be so strong that it deters us from striving to possess it.
Art is not merely an imitation of the reality of nature, but in truth a metaphysical supplement to the reality of nature, placed alongside thereof for its conquest.
For art to exist, for any sort of aesthetic activity to exist, a certain physiological precondition is indispensable: intoxication.
I do not know what the spirit of a philosopher could more wish to be than a good dancer. For the dance is his ideal, also his fine art, finally also the only kind of piety he knows, his 'divine service.'