Time is the substance from which I am made. Time is a river which carries me along, but I am the river; it is a tiger that devours me, but I am the tiger; it is a fire that consumes me, but I am the fire.
The central problem of novel-writing is causality.
The revolution is not an apple that falls when it is ripe. You have to make it fall.
Life itself is a quotation.
Nothing is built on stone; all is built on sand, but we must build as if the sand were stone.
Like all those possessing a library, Aurelian was aware that he was guilty of not knowing his in its entirety.
Above all, always be capable of feeling deeply any injustice committed against anyone, anywhere in the world. This is the most beautiful quality in a revolutionary.
Silence is argument carried out by other means.
Reality is not always probable, or likely.
Study hard so that you can master technology, which allows us to master nature.