The fanatic is incorruptible: if he kills for an idea, he can just as well get himself killed for one; in either case, tyrant or martyr, he is a monster.
If we could see ourselves as others see us, we would vanish on the spot.
No one can enjoy freedom without trembling.
Torment, for some men, is a need, an appetite, and an accomplishment.
Philosophers write for professors; thinkers for writers.
What surrounds us we endure better for giving it a name - and moving on.