Love you will find only where you may show yourself weak without provoking strength.
Judaism and Christianity in themselves are distinctly separate entities, to be sure; but when considering their influence on Western thought, we must bear in mind that Christianity alone, or almost alone, transmitted the Jewish share, simply by what it contained of it in its own, original constitution.
Normality is death.
Dialectic thought is an attempt to break through the coercion of logic by its own means.
I fell in love with social work, and that was my undoing as a poet.
Today self-consciousness no longer means anything but reflection on the ego as embarrassment, as realization of impotence: knowing that one is nothing.
Our duties and responsibilities as human beings must be shown to be so incontrovertible that even atheists must recognize them. There are ultimate taboos.
Once the last trace of emotion has been eradicated, nothing remains of thought but absolute tautology.
Technology is making gestures precise and brutal, and with them men.
Modern theory is about objects lower than man; even stars, being common things, are lower than man.