Translation is the art of failure.
The comic is the perception of the opposite; humor is the feeling of it.
I felt like poisoning a monk.
A dream is a scripture, and many scriptures are nothing but dreams.
Nothing gives a fearful man more courage than another's fear.
Fear prophets and those prepared to die for the truth, for as a rule they make many others die with them, often before them, at times instead of them.
When men stop believing in God, it isn't that they then believe in nothing: they believe in everything.
Books are not made to be believed, but to be subjected to inquiry.
The real hero is always a hero by mistake; he dreams of being an honest coward like everybody else.
I believe that what we become depends on what our fathers teach us at odd moments, when they aren't trying to teach us. We are formed by little scraps of wisdom.