Different types of dangerous lives. — You have no idea what you are living through; you rush through life as if you were drunk and now and then fall down some staircase. But thanks to your drunkenness you never break a limb: your muscles are too relaxed and your brain too benighted for you to find the stones of these stairs as hard as we do! For us life is more dangerous: we are made of glassâ€”woe unto us if we merely bump ourselves! And all is lost if we fall!
My guess is, he’s saying this: