No great movement designed to change the world can bear to be laughed at or belittled. Mockery is a rust that corrodes all it touches.
You can understand nothing about art, particularly modern art, if you do not understand that imagination is a value in itself.
Optimism is the opium of the people.
Those who consider the Devil to be a partisan of Evil and angels to be warriors for Good accept the demagogy of the angels. Things are clearly more complicated.
Happiness is the longing for repetition.
Nudity is the uniform of the other side... nudity is a shroud.