Estrangement shows itself precisely in the elimination of distance between people.
The task of art today is to bring chaos into order.
A pencil and rubber are of more use to thought than a battalion of assistants. To happiness the same applies as to truth: one does not have it, but is in it.
History does not merely touch on language, but takes place in it.
When all actions are mathematically calculated, they also take on a stupid quality.
The gods look in pleasure on penitent sinners.
To say ‘we’ and mean ‘I’ is one of the most recondite insults.
Love is the power to see similarity in the dissimilar.
Advice to intellectuals: let no-one represent you.
True thoughts are those alone which do not understand themselves.