Quotes

11 November 2014
It is the perpetual dread of fear, the fear of fear, that shapes the face of a brave man.
11 November 2014
What does the truth matter? Haven't we mothers all given our sons a taste for lies, lies which from the cradle upwards lull them, reassure them, send them to sleep: lies as soft and warm as a breast!
11 November 2014
A poor man with nothing in his belly needs hope, illusion, more than bread.
11 November 2014
Lust is a mysterious wound in the side of humanity; or rather, at the very source of its life! To confound this lust in man with that desire which unites the sexes is like confusing a tumor with the very organ which it devours, a tumor whose very deformity horribly reproduces the shape.
11 November 2014
Who are you to condemn another's sin? He who condemns sin becomes part of it, espouses it.
11 November 2014
It's a fine thing to rise above pride, but you must have pride in order to do so.
11 November 2014
No one ever discovers the depths of his own loneliness.
11 November 2014
What a cunning mixture of sentiment, pity, tenderness, irony surrounds adolescence, what knowing watchfulness! Young birds on their first flight are hardly so hovered around.
11 November 2014
Faith is not a thing which one "loses," we merely cease to shape our lives by it.
11 November 2014
The first sign of corruption in a society that is still alive is that the end justifies the means.

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