That's what I consider true generosity. You give your all, and yet you always feel as if it costs you nothing.
When we abolish the slavery of half of humanity, together with the whole system of hypocrisy it implies, then the 'division' of humanity will reveal its genuine significance and the human couple will find its true form.
It is not in giving life but in risking life that man is raised above the animal that is why superiority has been accorded in humanity not to the sex that brings forth but to that which kills.
In the face of an obstacle which is impossible to overcome, stubbornness is stupid.
I tore myself away from the safe comfort of certainties through my love for the truth and truth rewarded me.
To make oneself an object, to make oneself passive, is a very different thing from being a passive object.
What is an adult? A child blown up by age.
No one is more arrogant toward women, more aggressive or scornful, than the man who is anxious about his virility
Art is an attempt to integrate evil
Why one man rather than another? It was odd. You find yourself involved with a fellow for life just because he was the one that you met when you were nineteen.
However gifted an individual is at the outset, if his or her talents cannot be developed because of his or her social condition, because of the surrounding circumstances, these talents will be still-born
It is easier to think of the world without a creator than of a creator loaded with all the contradictions of the world.
In itself, homosexuality is as limiting as heterosexuality: the ideal should be to be capable of loving a woman or a man; either, a human being, without feeling fear, restraint, or obligation.
Few tasks are more like the torture of Sisyphus than housework, with its endless repetition: the clean becomes soiled, the soiled is made clean, over and over, day after day
Life is occupied in both perpetuating itself and in surpassing itself; if all it does is maintain itself, then living is only not dying