Two prisoners whose cells adjoin communicate with each other by knocking on the wall. The wall is the thing which separates them but is also their means of communication. It is the same with us and God. Every separation is…
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The future is made of the same stuff as the present.
A hurtful act is the transference to others of the degradation which we bear in...
Nothing can have as its destination anything other than its origin. The contrary idea, the...
The mysteries of faith are degraded if they are made into an object of affirmation...
To get power over is to defile. To possess is to defile.
The only way into truth is through one's own annihilation; through dwelling a long time...
A test of what is real is that it is hard and rough. Joys are...
The highest ecstasy is the attention at its fullest.
Most works of art, like most wines, ought to be consumed in the district of...
Beauty always promises, but never gives anything.
Humility is attentive patience.
Learn to reject friendship, or rather the dream of friendship. To want friendship is a...
The role of the intelligence -that part of us which affirms and denies and formulates...
In the Church, considered as a social organism, the mysteries inevitably degenerate into beliefs.
It is not the cause for which men took up arms that makes a victory...
Imagination is always the fabric of social life and the dynamic of history. The influence...
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
Attention is the rarest and purest form of generosity.
Haters pay more attention to you..than anybody else.
Passion is energy. Feel the power that comes from focusing on what excites you.