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There are very few human beings who receive the truth, complete and staggering, by instant illumination. Most of them acquire it fragment by fragment, on a small scale, by successive developments, cellularly, like a laborious mosaic.
There are many ways to be free. One of them is to transcend reality by imagination, as I try to do.
If you do not breathe through writing, if you do not cry out in writing, or sing in writing, then don't write, because our culture has no use for it.
Each contact with a human being is so rare, so precious, one should preserve it.
If all of us acted in unison as I act individually there would be no wars and no poverty. I have made myself personally responsible for the fate of every human being who has come my way.
I will not be just a tourist in the world of images, just watching images passing by which I cannot live in, make love to, possess as permanent sources of joy and ecstasy.
The only abnormality is the incapacity to love.
Our life is composed greatly from dreams, from the unconscious, and they must be brought into connection with action. They must be woven together.
Dreams are necessary to life.
The dream was always running ahead of me. To catch up, to live for a moment in unison with it, that was the miracle.
It's all right for a woman to be, above all, human. I am a woman first of all.
When you make a world tolerable for yourself, you make a world tolerable for others.
What I cannot love, I overlook. Is that real friendship?
I stopped loving my father a long time ago. What remained was the slavery to a pattern.
Living never wore one out so much as the effort not to live.
Truth is something which can't be told in a few words. Those who simplify the universe only reduce the expansion of its meaning.
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