The best way to be boring is to leave nothing out.
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The very impossibility in which I find myself to prove that God is not, discovers to me his existence.
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Stay with me,’ he said, until the sun goes out, the seas are parched, and the wind draws its last breath.
And above all, watch with glittering eyes the whole world around you because the greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places. Those who don’t believe in magic will never find it.
For my part, I consider that it will be found much better by all parties to leave the past to history, especially as I propose to write that history myself.
Between falsehood and useless truth there is little difference. As gold which he cannot spend will make no man rich, so knowledge which cannot apply will make no man wise.
I see the player piano as the grandfather of the computer, the ancestor of the entire nightmare we live in, the birth of the binary world where there is no option other than yes or no and where there is no refuge.
A man cannot speak but he judges himself. With his will or against his will he draws his portrait to the eye of his companions by every word. Every opinion reacts on him who utters it. It is a threadball thrown at a mark, but the other end remains on the thrower.
There is a time when a man distinguishes the idea of felicity from the idea of wealth; it is the beginning of wisdom.
Whatever games are played with us, we must play no games with ourselves, but deal in our privacy with the last honesty and truth.