One must learn to love, and go through a good deal of suffering to get to it... and the journey is always towards the other soul.
I am in love - and, my God, it is the greatest thing that can happen to a man. I tell you, find a woman you can fall in love with. Do it. Let yourself fall in love. If you have not done so already, you are wasting your life.
The human soul needs actual beauty more than bread.
God is only a great imaginative experience.
We have to hate our immediate predecessors to get free of their authority.
Loud peace propaganda makes war seem imminent.
I hold that the parentheses are by far the most important parts of a non-business letter.
The refined punishments of the spiritual mode are usually much more indecent and dangerous than a good smack.
Be a good animal, true to your animal instincts.
I shall be glad when you have strangled the invincible respectability that dogs your steps.
In every living thing there is the desire for love.
Europe's the mayonnaise, but America supplies the good old lobster.
Don't be on the side of the angels, it's too lowering.
Oh the innocent girl in her maiden teens knows perfectly well what everything means.
I want to live my life so that my nights are not full of regrets.
Only in a novel are all things given full play.
Consciousness is an end in itself. We torture ourselves getting somewhere, and when we get there it is nowhere, for there is nowhere to get to.
Since obscenity is the truth of our passion today, it is the only stuff of art - or almost the only stuff.
The day of the absolute is over, and we're in for the strange gods once more.
Towns oftener swamp one than carry one out onto the big ocean of life.