A great age of literature is perhaps always a great age of translations.
The most interesting thing in the world is another human being who wonders, suffers and raises the questions that have bothered him to the last day of his life, knowing he will never get the answers.
Civilization exists by geological consent, subject to change without notice.
It is better, as far as getting the vote is concerned, I believe, to have a small, united group than an immense debating society.
A man of genius has a right to any mode of expression.
There will never be a new world order until women are a part of it.
There have been only 268 of the past 3,421 years free of war.
When you put your hand to the plow, you can’t put it down until you get to the end of the row.
We seek the truth and will endure the consequences.
Literature does not exist in a vacuum. Writers as such have a definite social function exactly proportional to their ability as writers. This is their main use.