To save one life, Mr. Tagomi had to take two. The logical, balanced mind cannot make sense of that. A kindly man like Mr. Tagomi could be driven insane by the implications of such reality.
Any given man sees only a tiny portion of the total truth, and very often, in fact almost.. Perpetually, he deliberately deceives himself about that precious little fragment as well.
I'm a sick man. And the more I see, the sicker I get. I'm so sick I think everybody else is sick and I'm the only healthy person. That's bad off, isn't it?
(Insanity) is not hubris, not pride; it is inflation of the ego to its ultimate - confusion between him who worships and that which is worshipped. Man has not eaten God; God has eaten man.
Dilemma of a civilized man; body mobilized but danger obscure.
It's a downer to tell anything to a kid. I once had a kid ask me, What was it like to see the first automobile? Shit, man, I was born in 1962.