No harm comes to man from outside alone: dumbness is the objective spirit.
To say ‘we’ and mean ‘I’ is one of the most recondite insults.
Love is the power to see similarity in the dissimilar.
None of the abstract concepts comes closer to fulfilled utopia than that of eternal peace.
Love you will find only where you may show yourself weak without provoking strength.
Tact is the discrimination of differences. It consists in conscious deviations.
In many people it is already an impertinence to say ‘I’.
For a man who no longer has a homeland, writing becomes a place to live.
The recent past always presents itself as if destroyed by catastrophes.
The hardest hit, as everywhere, are those who have no choice.
The specific is not exclusive: it lacks the aspiration to totality.
Technology is making gestures precise and brutal, and with them men.
In psycho-analysis nothing is true except the exaggerations.
Estrangement shows itself precisely in the elimination of distance between people.
Everything that has ever been called folk art has always reflected domination.
If across the Atlantic the ideology was pride, here it is delivering the goods.