The biggest human temptation is to settle for too little.
Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.
The tighter you squeeze, the less you have.
The beginning of love is to let those we love be perfectly themselves, and not to twist them to fit our own image. Otherwise we love only the reflection of ourselves we find in them.
If you want to study the social and political history of modern nations, study hell.
We are so obsessed with doing that we have no time and no imagination left for being. As a result, men are valued not for what they are but for what they do or what they have - for their usefulness.