A book must be the axe for the frozen sea within us.
Many a book is like a key to unknown chambers within the castle of one’s own self.
Youth is happy because it has the capacity to see beauty. Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old.
A First Sign of the Beginning of Understanding is the Wish to Die.
All language is but a poor translation.
Paths are made by walking.
It's only because of their stupidity that they're able to be so sure of themselves.
Writing is utter solitude, the descent into the cold abyss of oneself.
You are the knife I turn inside myself; that is love. That, my dear, is love.
Beyond a certain point there is no return. This point has to be reached.