The fiercest hearts are in love with a wild perfection. —Stanley Kunitz

Emiliano Zapata

I'd rather die on my feet than live my life on my knees.

Ludwig Josef Johann Wittgenstein

The limits of my language mean the limits of my world.

Leo Tolstoy

The equality of the capitalist and the laborer is the same as the
equality of two fighters, when the hands of one are bound, while a gun
is put into the hands of the other, and equal conditions are strictly
observed for both in the fight

George Steiner

It is not the literal past that rules us, but images of the past.

William Shakespeare

I wasted time, and now doth time waste me.

Jaroslav Seifert

If an ordinary person is silent about the truth it may be a tactical maneuver. If a writer is silent he is lying.

George Saunders

There comes a phase in life when, tired of losing, you decide to stop
losing, then continue losing. Then you decide to really stop losing,
and continue losing. The losing goes on and on so long you begin to
watch with curiosity, wondering how low you can go.

Jean-Paul Sartre

We are no longer with those who want to possess the world, but with
those who want to change it, and it is to the very plan of changing it
that it reveals the secrets of its being...

Jean-Paul Sartre

Things are entirely what they appear to be and behind them...there is nothing.

Saint John of the Cross

At the evening of our life we will be judged on love.

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