Date of birth: 1909-02-03
Date of death: 1943-08-24
Quotes number: 79
A doctrine serves no purpose in itself, but it is indispensable to have one if only to avoid being deceived by false doctrines.
A hurtful act is the transference to others of the degradation which we bear in ourselves.
A mind enclosed in language is in prison.
A science which does not bring us nearer to God is worthless.
A self-respecting nation is ready for anything, including war, except for a renunciation of its option to make war.
A test of what is real is that it is hard and rough. Joys are found in it, not pleasure. What is pleasant belongs to dreams.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
An atheist may be simply one whose faith and love are concentrated on the impersonal aspects of God.
As soon as men know that they can kill without fear of punishment or blame, they kill; or at least they encourage killers with approving smiles.
Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.