All in all, the creative act is not performed by the artist alone; the spectator brings the work in contact with the external world by deciphering and interpreting its inner qualification and thus adds his contribution to the creative act.
Le véritable lieu de naissance est celui où l’on a porté pour la première fois un coup d’oeil intelligent sur soi-même: mes premières patries ont été des livres.
I have beliefs, of course, like everyone—but I don’t always believe in them.
Anger, if not restrained, is frequently more hurtful to us than the injury that provokes it.
Buying a book is not about obtaining a possession, but about securing a portal.
True love begins when nothing is looked for in return.
The unhappy person is one who has his ideal, the content of his life, the fullness of his consciousness, the essence of his being, in some manner outside of himself.