And therein lies the whole of man's plight. Human time does not turn in a circle; it runs ahead in a straight line. That is why man cannot be happy: happiness is the longing for repetition.
Nudity is the uniform of the other side... nudity is a shroud.
Happiness is the longing for repetition.
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.
Optimism is the opium of the people.
You can understand nothing about art, particularly modern art, if you do not understand that imagination is a value in itself.