Only in men's imagination does every truth find an effective and undeniable existence. Imagination, not invention, is the supreme master of art as of life.
A word carries far - very far - deals destruction through time as the bullets go flying through space.
This magnificent butterfly finds a little heap of dirt and sits still on it; but man will never on his heap of mud keep still...
What is a novel if not a conviction of our fellow-men's existence strong enough to take upon itself a form of imagined life clearer than reality and whose accumulated verisimilitude of selected episodes puts to shame the pride of documentary history?
Who knows what true loneliness is - not the conventional word but the naked terror? To the lonely themselves it wears a mask. The most miserable outcast hugs some memory or some illusion.
All a man can betray is his conscience.
Who knows what true loneliness is -- not the conventional word but the naked terror? To the lonely themselves it wears a mask. The most miserable outcast hugs some memory or some illusion.
Vanity plays lurid tricks with our memory
Vanity plays lurid tricks with our memory.
Gossip is what no one claims to like -- but everyone enjoys.
The real significance of crime is in its being a breach of faith with the community of mankind
A caricature is putting the face of a joke on the body of a truth.
Above all, we must forgive the unhappy souls who have elected to make the pilgrimage on foot, who skirt the shore and look uncomprehendingly upon the horror of the struggle, the joy of victory, the profound hopelessness of the vanquished
An artist is a man of action, whether he creates a personality, invents an expedient, or finds the issue of a complicated situation.
A word carries far, very far, deals destruction through time as the bullets go flying through space.