There are quantities of human beings, but there are many more faces, for each person has several.
Surely all art is the result of one’s having been in danger, of having gone through an experience all the way to the end, where no one can go any further.
Love is like the measles. The older you get it, the worse the attack.
I hold this to be the highest task for a bond between two people: that each protects the solitude of the other.
And now we welcome the new year. Full of things that have never been.
The deepest experience of the creator is feminine, for it is experience of receiving and bearing.
There are so many things about which some old man ought to tell one while one is little; for when one is grown one would know them as a matter of course.
Let life happen to you. Believe me: life is in the right, always.
No great art has ever been made without the artist having known danger.
The purpose of life is to be defeated by greater and greater things.