In this book time thus flows in a tempo opposite that of real life: the tempo slows down as the years go by.
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.