In the midst of winter I found there was, within me, an invincible summer.

Real generosity toward the future lies in giving your all to the present.

The rebel’s logic is to serve justice so as not to add to the injustice of the human condition [and] to insist on plain language so as not to increase a world of lies.

[The writer] cannot put himself today in the service of those who make history; they are at the service of those who suffer it.

I only know that I will maintain what I believe to be true in my own universe, and as an individual I will give in to nothing.

Myths are made for the imagination to breathe life into them.

A man without ethics is a wild beast loosed upon this world.

What we call basic truths are simply the ones we discover after all the others.

I know of only one duty, and that is to love.

There is no love of life without despair of life.