The past speaks to us in a thousand voices, warning and comforting, animating and stirring to action.
Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time.
Indeed every monad must be different from every other. For there are never in nature two beings, which are precisely alike, and in which it is not possible to find some difference which is internal, or based on some intrinsic quality.
Economic growth may one day turn out to be a curse rather than a good, and under no conditions can it either lead into freedom or constitute a proof for its existence.
We are celebrating the feast of the Eternal Birth which God the Father has borne and never ceases to bear in all eternity… But if it takes not place in me, what avails it? Everything lies in this, that it should take place in me.
The main thing is to make history, not to write it.
Experience without theory is blind, but theory without experience is mere intellectual play.
If children grew up according to early indications, we should have nothing but geniuses.
When all actions are mathematically calculated, they also take on a stupid quality.
The product of mental labor – science – always stands far below its value, because the labor-time necessary to reproduce it has no relation at all to the labor-time required for its original production.