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" 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. "
" What I cannot love, I overlook. Is that real friendship? "
" Do not seek the because - in love there is no because, no reason, no explanation, no solutions. "
" Dreams pass into the reality of action. From the actions stems the dream again; and this interdependence produces the highest form of living. "
" The role of a writer is not to say what we all can say, but what we are unable to say. "
" Life is truly known only to those who suffer, lose, endure adversity and stumble from defeat to defeat. "
" 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 friend represents a world in us, a world not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born. "
" Our life is composed greatly from dreams, from the unconscious, and they must be brought into connection with action. They must be woven together. "
" We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are. "
" The possession of knowledge does not kill the sense of wonder and mystery. There is always more mystery. "
" The only abnormality is the incapacity to love. "
" I postpone death by living, by suffering, by error, by risking, by giving, by losing. "
" Age does not protect you from love. But love, to some extent, protects you from age. "
" Living never wore one out so much as the effort not to live. "
" How wrong it is for a woman to expect the man to build the world she wants, rather than to create it herself. "
" The personal life deeply lived always expands into truths beyond itself. "
" Truth is something which can't be told in a few words. Those who simplify the universe only reduce the expansion of its meaning. "
" Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage. "
" I, with a deeper instinct, choose a man who compels my strength, who makes enormous demands on me, who does not doubt my courage or my toughness, who does not believe me naive or innocent, who has the courage to treat me like a woman. "
" Each contact with a human being is so rare, so precious, one should preserve it. "
" I stopped loving my father a long time ago. What remained was the slavery to a pattern. "
" 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. "
" When we blindly adopt a religion, a political system, a literary dogma, we become automatons. We cease to grow. "
" There are many ways to be free. One of them is to transcend reality by imagination, as I try to do. "
" Throw your dreams into space like a kite, and you do not know what it will bring back, a new life, a new friend, a new love, a new country. "
" Love never dies a natural death. It dies because we don't know how to replenish its source. It dies of blindness and errors and betrayals. It dies of illness and wounds; it dies of weariness, of witherings, of tarnishings. "
" The dream was always running ahead of me. To catch up, to live for a moment in unison with it, that was the miracle. "
" 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. "
" My ideas usually come not at my desk writing but in the midst of living. "
" There is not one big cosmic meaning for all, there is only the meaning we each give to our life, an individual meaning, an individual plot, like an individual novel, a book for each person. "