The submission of her body without love or desire is degrading to the woman’s finer sensibility, all the marriage certificates on earth to the contrary notwithstanding.
The most beautiful thing in the world is, of course, the world itself.
I have never said that there is no need for a guru. All depends on what you call guru. He need not be in a human form.
The degree of freedom from unwanted thoughts and the degree of concentration on a single thought are the measures to gauge spiritual progress.
The philosopher proves that the philosopher exists. The poet merely enjoys existence.
Woman must not accept; she must challenge. She must not be awed by that which has been built up around her; she must reverence that woman in her which struggles for expression.
Everything is complicated; if that were not so, life and poetry and everything else would be a bore.
Insurrection is an art, and like all arts has its own laws.
From 1918 on, trade unionists were to express from the platforms of their congresses the workers’ desire for peace through a rational organization of the world.
We too, through lack of knowledge and of sufficiently mature reflection, mistook the visible outward appearance of the phenomenon for the phenomenon itself.