In Algeria, I had begun to get into literature and philosophy. I dreamed of writing-and already models were instructing the dream, a certain language governed it.
I feel much freer now that I am certain the pope is the Antichrist.
Character is determined more by the lack of certain experiences than by those one has had.
When I’m in certain moods, a conversation will start up in my head, and suddenly I’ll realize that the language has reached a very high and interesting level, and then lines and stanzas will just kind of appear, full-blown.
It is very certain that the desire of life prolongs it.
That which has always been accepted by everyone, everywhere, is almost certain to be false.
One of the strangest aspects of living with certain kinds of memory loss is knowing that the forgetting is happening.
From the building of the temple of Solomon, which is also treated as a leading epoch in chronology, a new period in the history of worship is accordingly dated, – and to a certain extent with justice.
Thought is an infection. In the case of certain thoughts, it becomes an epidemic.
International peace and security depend on certain taboos that are easily recognized when they are broken. It can be more important for an intervention to take place because nuclear or chemical or biological weapons are used as opposed to just measuring how many people are killed.