There is a desert on the moon where the dreamer sinks so deeply into the ground that she reaches hell.
We all feel that the opposite of our own highest principle must be purely destructive, deadly, and evil. We refuse to endow it with any positive life-force; hence we avoid and fear it.
I have never since entirely freed myself of the impression that this life is a segment of existence which is enacted in a three-dimensional boxlike universe especially set up for it.
Everyone you meet knows something you don't know but need to know. Learn from them.
I deliberately and consciously give preference to a dramatic, mythological way of thinking and speaking, because this is not only more expressive but also more exact than an abstract scientific terminology, which is wont to toy with the notion that its theoretic formulations may one fine day be resolved into algebraic equations.
No one has any obligations to a concept; that is what is so agreeable about conceptuality—it promises protection from experience.