"An artist has no home in Europe except in Paris."
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"Two great European narcotics, alcohol and Christianity."
"Christianity makes suffering contagious."
"Of all that is written, I love only what a person has written with his own blood."
"Wit is the epitaph of an emotion."
"There is more wisdom in your body than in your deepest philosophy."
"Does wisdom perhaps appear on the earth as a raven which is inspired by the smell of carrion?"
"The growth of wisdom may be gauged exactly by the diminution of ill temper."
"All truly great thoughts are conceived by walking."
"Mystical explanations are considered deep. The truth is that they are not even superficial."
"When one has much to put into them, a day has a hundred pockets."
"Many a man fails as an original thinker simply because his memory it too good."
"Thoughts are the shadows of our sensations -- always darker, emptier, simpler than these."
"All of life is a dispute over taste and tasting."
"It is always consoling to think of suicide: in that way one gets through many a bad night."
"These people abstain, it is true: but the bitch Sensuality glares enviously out of all they do."
"Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies."
"It is my ambition to say in ten sentences; what others say in a whole book."
"Against boredom the gods themselves fight in vain."
"Success has always been a great liar."
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