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A "modern" man has nothing to add to modernism, if only because he has...   Life
Adults find pleasure in deceiving a child. They consider it necessary,...   Life
All the things one has forgotten scream for help in dreams.   Dreams
As if one could know the good a person is capable of, when one doesn't...   Life
Every decision is liberating, even if it leads to disaster. Otherwise,...   Life
He who is obsessed by death is made guilty by it.   Life
It doesn't matter how new an idea is: what matters is how new it becom...   Life
Justice requires that everyone should have enough to eat. But it also ...   Life
One should not confuse the craving for life with endorsement of it.   Life
One should use praise to recognize what one is not.   Life
Pessimists are not boring. Pessimists are right. Pessimists are superf...   Life
Someone who always has to lie discovers that every one of his lies is ...   Life
The fear of burglars is not only the fear of being robbed, but also th...   Life
The paranoiac is the exact image of the ruler. The only difference is ...   Life
The process of writing has something infinite about it. Even though it...   Life
The profoundest thoughts of the philosophers have something trickle ab...   Life
The self-explorer, whether he wants to or not, becomes the explorer of...   Life
There is no doubt: the study of man is just beginning, at the same tim...   Life
There is no such thing as an ugly language. Today I hear every languag...   Life
There is nothing that man fears more than the touch of the unknown. He...   Life
When you write down your life, every page should contain something no ...   Life
Whether or not God is dead: it is impossible to keep silent about him ...   Life