A man must dream a long time in order to act with grandeur, and dreaming is nursed in darkness.
Anyone who hasn't experienced the ecstasy of betrayal knows nothing about ecstasy at all.
Anyone who knows a strange fact shares in its singularity.
Beware of the night, child. All cats are black in the dark.
By stretching language we'll distort it sufficiently to wrap ourselves in it and hide.
Crimes of which a people is ashamed constitute its real history. The same is true of man.
Criminals and police are the most virile emanation of this world.
Excluded by my birth and tastes from the social order, I was not aware of its diversity. I wondered at its perfect coherence, which rejected me.
I give the name violence to a boldness lying idle and enamored of danger.
If we behave like those on the other side, then we are the other side. Instead of changing the world, all we'll achieve is a reflection of the one we want to destroy.
It's a true image, born of a false spectacle.
One can hear all that's going on in the street. Which means that from the street one can hear what's going on in this house.
Power may be at the end of a gun, but sometimes it's also at the end of the shadow or the image of a gun.
Prison, dungeons, blessed places where evil is impossible because they are the crossroads of all the evil in the world. One cannot commit evil in hell.
The fame of heroes owes little to the extent of their conquests and all to the success of the tributes paid to them.
The main object of a revolution is the liberation of man... not the interpretation and application of some transcendental ideology.
The most reasonable man always manages, when he pulls the trigger, to become a dispenser of justice.
The pimp has a grin, never a smile.
The time for reasoning is past; now's the time to get steamed up and fight like mad.
Though they may not always be handsome men doomed to evil posses the manly virtues.
To achieve harmony in bad taste is the height of elegance.
Violence is a calm that disturbs you.
We are the ink that gives the white page a meaning.
What we need is hatred. From it our ideas are born.
Worse than not realizing the dreams of your youth, would be to have been young and never dreamed at all.
Would Hamlet have felt the delicious fascination of suicide if he hadn't had an audience, and lines to speak?
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