Truth is inseperable from the illusory belief that from the figures of the unreal one day, in spite of all, real deliverance will come.
Give light and people will find the way.
Strong people don’t need strong leaders.
The good man is he who rules himself as he does his own property: his autonomous being is modelled on material power.
Intelligence is a moral category.
In the abstract conception of universal wrong, all concrete responsibility vanishes.
Because thought has by now been perverted into the solving of assigned problems, even what is not assigned is processed like a problem.
Many novelists take well-defined, precise characters, whose stories are sometimes of mediocre interest, and place them in an important historical context, which remains secondary in spite of everything.
Quality is decided by the depth at which the work incorporates the alternatives within itself, and so masters them.
He who has loved and who betrays love does harm not only to the image of the past, but to the past itself.