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A knife is neither true nor false, but anyone impaled on its blade is in error.
Art has a double face, of expression and illusion, just like science has a double face: the reality of error and the phantom of truth.
Each time dawn appears, the mystery is there in its entirety.
It is still not enough for language to have clarity and content... it must also have a goal and an imperative. Otherwise from language we descend to chatter, from chatter to babble and from babble to confusion.
Philosophy teaches how man thinks he thinks; but drinking shows how he really thinks.
The door to the invisible must be visible.
Truth is one, but error proliferates. Man tracks it down and cuts it up into little pieces hoping to turn it into grains of truth. But the ultimate atom will always essentially be an error, a miscalculation.
Words are made for a certain exactness of thought, as tears are for a certain degree of pain. What is least distinct cannot be named; what is clearest is unutterable.
You cannot always stay on the summits. You have to come down again...
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