How can you expect a man who's warm to understand one who's cold?
Literature becomes the living memory of a nation.
Violence can only be concealed by a lie, and the lie can only be maintained by violence.
A man is happy so long as he chooses to be happy and nothing can stop him.
In our country the lie has become not just a moral category but a pillar of the State.
Blow the dust off the clock. Your watches are behind the times. Throw open the heavy curtains which are so dear to you - you do not even suspect that the day has already dawned outside.
You only have power over people so long as you don't take everything away from them. But when you've robbed a man of everything, he's no longer in your power - he's free again.
It is not because the truth is too difficult to see that we make mistakes... we make mistakes because the easiest and most comfortable course for us is to seek insight where it accords with our emotions - especially selfish ones.
Own only what you can always carry with you: know languages, know countries, know people. Let your memory be your travel bag.
The battleline between good and evil runs through the heart of every man.
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