...the books we need are the kind that act upon us like a misfortune, that make us suffer like the death of a person we love more than ourselves, that make us feel as though we were on the verge…
Quote by Franz Kafka
Believing in progress does not mean believing that any progress has yet been made.
A book should serve as the ax for the frozen sea within us.
The spirit becomes free only when it ceases to be a support.
The Bible is a sanctum; the world, sputum.
In argument similes are like songs in love; they describe much, but prove nothing.
Tyranny or slavery, born of selfishness, are the two educational methods of parents; all gradations...
Heaven is dumb, echoing only the dumb.
Productivity is being able to do things that you were never able to do before.
So long as you have food in your mouth, you have solved all questions for...
Youth is happy because it has the ability to see beauty. Anyone who keeps the...
Don Quixote's misfortune is not his imagination, but Sancho Panza.
One of the first signs of the beginning of understanding is the wish to die.
Who has the gift to recognize beauty, will not live long
Hesitation before birth. If there is a transmigration of souls then I am not yet...
We are sinful not only because we have eaten of the Tree of Knowledge, but...
This inescapable duty to observe oneself: if someone else is observing me, naturally I have...
I do not read advertisements - I would spend all my time wanting things
Sensual love deceives one as to the nature of heavenly love; it could not do...
Religions get lost as people do.
He who seeks does not find, but he who does not seek will be found.