Pointing to another world will never stop vice among us; shedding light over this world can alone help us.
Keep your face always toward the sunshine – and shadows will fall behind you.
The future is no more uncertain than the present.
A writer can do nothing for men more necessary, satisfying, than just simply to reveal to them the infinite possibility of their own souls.
Only themselves understand themselves and the like of themselves, as souls only understand souls.
The road to wisdom is paved with excess. The mark of a true writer is their ability to mystify the familiar and familiarize the strange.
The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.
Re-examine all you have been told. Dismiss what insults your soul.
I do not ask the wounded person how he feels, I myself become the wounded person.
Every moment of light and dark is a miracle.