I know of only one duty, and that is to love
Well, the tragedy is over. The failure is complete. I turn my head and go away. I took my share in this fight for the impossible.
If there is a soul, it is a mistake to believe that it is given tous fully created. It is created here, throughout a whole life. And living is nothing else but that long and painful bringing forth.
I shall tell you a great secret my friend. Do not wait for the last judgement, it takes place every day.
The truth, as the light, makes blind.
There is but one truly serious philosophical problem, and that is suicide. Judging whether life is or is not worth living amounts to answering the fundamental question of philosophy.
You are forgiven for your happiness and your successes only if you generously consent to share them.
Freedom is nothing else but a chance to be better.
A free press can of course be good or bad, but, most certainly, without freedom it will never be anything but bad. . . . Freedom is nothing else but a chance to be better, whereas enslavement is a certainty of the worse.
All great deeds and all great thoughts have a ridiculous beginning. Great works are often born on a street corner or in a restaurant's revolving door.