For people who have no critical acumen, a state is a mythical entity, for those who think critically it is a rational fiction, created by man in order to facilitate human coexistence.
People like us who are on their last leg can only understand comedies.
Human life is beyond comprehension.
It is inhuman to continue a war which could easily be ended.
The evolution of humans can not only be seen as the grand total of their wars; it is also defined by the evolution of the human mind and the development of the human consciousness.
Before anything else, we need a new age of Enlightenment. Our present political systems must relinquish their claims on truth, justice and freedom and have to replace them with the search for truth, justice, freedom and reason.
Truth is always a delusion.
A major power can afford a military debacle only when it looks like a political victory.
Power is paradoxical.
So then learn to conquer your fear. This is the only art we have to master nowadays: to look at things without fear, and to fearlessly do right.
The art of the cuisine, when fully mastered, is the one human capability of which only good things can be said.
Emotions have no place in business, unless you do business with them.
A story has been thought through to the end when it has taken the worst possible turn.
News reports don't change the world. Only facts change it, and those have already happened when we get the news.
Revolutions demand enormous sacrifices and, at the same time, create a new need to change the world again.