To correct a natural indifference I was placed half-way between misery and the sun. Misery kept me from believing that all was well under the sun, and the sun taught me that history wasn't everything.

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The desire for possession is insatiable, to such a point that it can survive even love itself. To love, therefore, is to sterilize the person one loves.

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Men must live and create. Live to the point of tears.

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The welfare of the people in particular has always been the alibi of tyrants.

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When you have really exhausted an experience you always reverence and love it.

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Those who write clearly have readers, those who write obscurely have commentators.

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Only a philosophy of eternity, in the world today, could justify non-violence.

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The modern mind is in complete disarray. Knowledge has stretched itself to the point where neither the world nor our intelligence can find any foot-hold. It is a fact that we are suffering from nihilism.

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We continue to shape our personality all our life. If we knew ourselves perfectly, we should die.

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Truth, like light, blinds. Falsehood, on the contrary, is a beautiful twilight that enhances every object.

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Man is an idea, and a precious small idea once he turns his back on love.

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We always deceive ourselves twice about the people we love - first to their advantage, then to their disadvantage.

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We used to wonder where war lived, what it was that made it so vile. And now we realize that we know where it lives... inside ourselves.

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