If we call ourselves children of God, then others are also children of God.
In the earliest years of the AIDS crisis, there were many gay men who were unable to come out about the fact that their lovers were ill, A, and then dead, B. They were unable to get access to the hospital to see their lover, unable to call their parents and say, ‘I have just lost the love of my life.’
Climate change does not respect border; it does not respect who you are – rich and poor, small and big. Therefore, this is what we call ‘global challenges,’ which require global solidarity.
What we call the beginning is often the end. And to make an end is to make a beginning. The end is where we start from.
He who does not see things in their depth should not call himself a radical.
Don’t call the world dirty because you forgot to clean your glasses.
What men call accident is God’s own part.
The child’s mind is not the type of mind we adults possess. If we call our type of mind the conscious type, that of the child is an unconscious mind. Now an unconscious mind does not mean an inferior mind. An unconscious mind can be full of intelligence. One will find this type of intelligence in every being, and every insect has it.
The paradox is really the pathos of intellectual life and just as only great souls are exposed to passions it is only the great thinker who is exposed to what I call paradoxes, which are nothing else than grandiose thoughts in embryo.
There’s not a good poet I know who has not at the beck and call of his memory a vast quantity of poetry that composes his mental library.