Pure truth cannot be assimilated by the crowd; it must be communicated by contagion.
Pure phenomenology claims to be the science of pure phenomena. This concept of the phenomenon, which was developed under various names as early as the eighteenth century without being clarified, is what we shall have to deal with first of all.
A Truth is the subjective development of that which is at once both new and universal. New: that which is unforeseen by the order of creation. Universal: that which can interest, rightly, every human individual, according to his pure humanity.
It may be possible to gild pure gold, but who can make his mother more beautiful?
There is a descent from God through the world to animals, and an ascent from animals through the world to God. He is the highest point of the scale, pure act and active power, the purest light.
Abstract painting seeks to be a pure pictorial language, and thus attempts to escape the essential impurity of all languages: the recourse to signs or forms that have meanings shared by everyone.
It is pure illusion to think that an opinion that passes down from century to century, from generation to generation, may not be entirely false.
Pure love is a willingness to give without a thought of receiving anything in return.
Sun-worship and pure forms of nature-worship were, in their day, noble religions, highly allegorical but full of profound truth and knowledge.
No advantages in this world are pure and unmixed.