Evil is like water, it abounds, is cheap, soon fouls, but runs itself clear of taint.
Justice must always question itself, just as society can exist only by means of the work it does on itself and on its institutions.
Childhood itself is scarcely more lovely than a cheerful, kindly, sunshiny old age.
To drop into being means to recognize your interconnectedness with all life, and with being itself. Your very nature is being part of larger and larger spheres of wholeness.
Just to stir things up seemed a great reward in itself.
There exists only the present instant… a Now which always and without end is itself new. There is no yesterday nor any tomorrow, but only Now, as it was a thousand years ago and as it will be a thousand years hence.
I am for socialism, disarmament, and, ultimately, for abolishing the state itself… I seek the social ownership of property, the abolition of the propertied class, and the sole control of those who produce wealth. Communism is the goal.
To be free in an age like ours, one must be in a position of authority. That in itself would be enough to make me ambitious.
I don’t know whether a poem has be there to help to develop something. I think it’s there for itself, for what the reader finds in it.
The self has the characteristic that it is an object to itself, and that characteristic distinguishes it from other objects and from the body.