To define is to limit.
Those who find ugly meanings in beautiful things are corrupt without being charming. This is a fault. Those who find beautiful meanings in beautiful things are the cultivated. For these there is hope. They are the elect to whom beautiful things mean only Beauty. There is no such thing as a moral or an immoral book. Books are well written, or badly written. That is all.
A thing is not necessarily true because a man dies for it.
You will always be fond of me. I represent to you all the sins you never had the courage to commit.
Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination.
Yes: I am a dreamer. For a dreamer is one who can only find his way by moonlight, and his punishment is that he sees the dawn before the rest of the world.
It is what you read when you don’t have to that determines what you will be when you can’t help it.
To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.