Most people don’t know that Congo Square was originally a Muscogee ceremonial ground… in New Orleans, the birthplace of jazz.
A revolution only lasts fifteen years, a period which coincides with the effectiveness of a generation.
You just go where poetry is, whether it’s in your heart or your mind or in books or in places where there’s live poetry or recordings.
We have need of history in its entirety, not to fall back into it, but to see if we can escape from it.
Law is born from despair of human nature.
Youth does not require reasons for living, it only needs pretexts.
I don’t see the desert as barren at all; I see it as full and ripe. It doesn’t need to be flattered with rain. It certainly needs rain, but it does with what it has, and creates amazing beauty.
Under the species of Syndicalism and Fascism there appears for the first time in Europe a type of man who does not want to give reasons or to be right, but simply shows himself resolved to impose his opinions.
To live is to feel oneself lost.
For the person for whom small things do not exist, the great is not great.