One of the reasons why so few of us ever act, instead of react, is because we are continually stifling our deepest impulses.
If men cease to believe that they will one day become gods then they will surely become worms.
The new always carries with it the sense of violation, of sacrilege. What is dead is sacred; what is new, that is different, is evil, dangerous, or subversive.
To live without killing is a thought which could electrify the world, if men were only capable of staying awake long enough to let the idea soak in.
The world dies over and over again, but the skeleton always gets up and walks.
The waking mind is the least serviceable in the arts.