From childhood on I have had the dream of life lived as a sacrament… the dream implied taking life ritually as something holy.
The average European does not seem to feel free until he succeeds in enslaving and oppressing others.
Between truth and the search for it, I choose the second.
When everything else physical and mental seems to diminish, the appreciation of beauty is on the increase.
Boast is always a cry of despair, except in the young it is a cry of hope.
Life has taught me that it is not for our faults that we are disliked and even hated, but for our qualities.
Miracles happen to those who believe in them.
I would I could stand on a busy corner, hat in hand, and beg people to throw me all their wasted hours.
Genius is the capacity for productive reaction against one’s training.
You can parody and make fun of almost anything, but that does not turn the universe into a caricature.