| The splinter in your eye is the best magnifying-glass.
| Advice to intellectuals: let no-one represent you.
| No emancipation without that of society.
| Proletarian language is dictated by hunger. The poor chew words to fill their bellies.
| To say 'we' and mean 'I' is one of the most recondite insults.
| No harm comes to man from outside alone: dumbness is the objective spirit.
| Intelligence is a moral category.
| Wrong life cannot be lived rightly.
| Love is the power to see similarity in the dissimilar.
| Every work of art is an uncommitted crime.
| The first and only principle of sexual ethics: the accuser is always in the wrong.
| In psycho-analysis nothing is true except the exaggerations.
| The recent past always presents itself as if destroyed by catastrophes.
| Lies are told only to convey to someone that one has no need either of him or his good opinion.
| The gods look in pleasure on penitent sinners.
| Dialectic thought is an attempt to break through the coercion of logic by its own means.
| Estrangement shows itself precisely in the elimination of distance between people.
| Fascism is itself less 'ideological', in so far as it openly proclaims the principle of domination that is elsewhere concealed.
| None of the abstract concepts comes closer to fulfilled utopia than that of eternal peace.
| A German is someone who cannot tell a lie without believing it himself.