A political leader is necessarily an imposter since he believes in solving life's problems without asking its question.
Art is a revolt against fate.
Be careful- with quotations, you can damn anything.
Culture is the sum of all the forms of art, of love, and of thought, which, in the coarse or centuries, have enabled man to be less enslaved.
He who has dreamed for long resembles his dream.
I don't argue with my enemies; I explain to their children.
If a man is not ready to risk his life, where is his dignity?
If you can't make art, make your life a work of art.
In the realm of human destiny, the depth of man's questionings is more important than his answers.
Man knows that the world is not made on a human scale; and he wishes that it were.
Neither revolution nor war consists in doing what one pleases.
No one can endure his own solitude.
Nothing is harder than to get people to think about what they are going to do.
One can fool life for a long time, but in the end it always makes us what we were intended to be.
One cannot create an art that speaks to me when one has nothing to say.
The basic problem is that our civilization, which is a civilization of machines, can teach man everything except how to be a man.
The most important thing in life is to see to it that you are never beaten.
The sons of torture victims make good terrorists.
The terrible thing about death is that it transforms life into destiny.
The truth about a man lies first and foremost in what he hides.
The twenty-first century will be spiritual or it will not be.
To command is to serve, nothing more and nothing less.
To understand what the outside of an aquarium looks like, it's better not to be a fish.
What is man? A miserable little pile of secrets.
Youth is a religion from which one always ends up being converted.
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