Woes and wonders of Power, that tonic hell, synthesis of poison and panacea.
I have no nationality – the best possible status for an intellectual.
Great persecutors are recruited among martyrs whose heads haven’t been cut off.
By all evidence we are in the world to do nothing.
Write books only if you are going to say in them the things you would never dare confide to anyone.
There is no means of proving it is preferable to be than not to be.
Consciousness is much more than the thorn, it is the dagger in the flesh.
Our first intuitions are the true ones.
Life inspires more dread than death – it is life which is the great unknown.
Ennui is the echo in us of time tearing itself apart.