Thus and thus only the Christian could face the problem squarely and, scorning subterfuge, pierce to the heart of the supreme issues, the essential choice. And his choice would be to believe everything, so as not be forced into denying everything.
People are now planting bombs in the tramways of Algiers. My mother might be on one of those tramways. If that is justice, then I prefer my mother.
Thinking is learning all over again to see, to be attentive, to focus consciousness; it is turning every idea and every image, in the manner of Proust, into a privileged moment.
To govern means to pillage, as everyone knows.
Poverty kept me from thinking all was well under the sun and in history; the sun taught me that history was not everything.
One finds many injustices in the world, but there is one that is never mentioned, climate.