The pleasure of reading is doubled when one lives with another who shares the same books.
Expenditures rise to meet income.
Every time that I think of the crucifixion of Christ, I commit the sin of envy.
There can be a true grandeur in any degree of submissiveness, because it springs from loyalty to the laws and to an oath, and not from baseness of soul.
Never lie when the truth is more profitable.
Long for me as I for you, forgetting, what will be inevitable, the long black aftermath of pain.
If the real radical finds that having long hair sets up psychological barriers to communication and organization, he cuts his hair. If I were organizing in an orthodox Jewish community, I would not walk in there eating a ham sandwich unless I wanted to be rejected so I could have an excuse to cop out.
When you read and understand a poem, comprehending its rich and formal meanings, then you master chaos a little.
An atheist may be simply one whose faith and love are concentrated on the impersonal aspects of God.
There is a certain justice in criticism. The critic is like a midwife – a tyrannical midwife.