In the world of language, or in other words in the world of art and liberal education, religion necessarily appears as mythology or as Bible.
(Friedrich Von Schlegel (1772-1829), German philosopher. Idea 38 in Selected Ideas (1799-1800), translated by Ernst Behler and Roman Struc, Dialogue on Poetry and Literary Aphorisms, Pennsylvania University Press (1968).)
Voyagers discover that the world can never be larger than the person that is in the world; but it is impossible to foresee this, it is impossible to be warned.
(James Baldwin (1924-1987), U.S. author. repr. In The Price of the Ticket (1985). "The New Lost Generation," Esquire (New York, July 1961).
On the futility of running from a situation, with particular reference to his own "exile" in Paris.)