All battles are fought by scared men who'd rather be some place else.
Gold and silver from the dead turn often into lead.
The imagination is not a state: it is the human existence itself.
A man of honour should never forget what he is because he sees what others are.
We often discover what will do by finding out what will not do; and probably he who never made a mistake never made a discovery.
Children show me in their playful smiles the divine in everyone.
I don't do drugs, I am drugs
The difficulty is to try and teach the multitude that something can be true and untrue at the same time.
After all, science is essentially international, and it is only through lack of the historical sense that national qualities have been attributed to it.
Trying to define yourself is like trying to bite your own teeth.
Comedy is acting out optimism.
Domination delegates the physical violence on which it rests to the dominated.
An idea is salvation by imagination
Religion is like a knife: you can either use it to cut bread, or stick in someone's back.
I've always had an obligation to creation, above all.
There are two things children should get from their parents: roots and wings.
The idea of freedom is inspiring. But what does it mean? If you are free in a political sense but have no food, what's that? The freedom to starve?
The mind that finds its way to wild places is the poet's; but the mind that never finds its way back is the lunatic's.
It's better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone.
Anything that makes weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
At the bottom of enmity between strangers lies indifference.