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To finish a work? To finish a picture? What nonsense! To finish it means to be through with it, to kill it, to rid it of its soul,
I am a soul. I know well that what I shall render up to the grave is not myself. That which is myself will go elsewhere. Earth, th
Strange to say, the luminous world is the invisible world; the luminous world is that which we do not see. Our eyes of flesh see o
Man does not understand nor accept immortality except on condition of self-remembrance.
Our life dreams the Utopia. Our death achieves the Ideal.
Religions do a useful thing: they narrow God to the limits of man. Philosophy replies by doing a necessary thing: it elevates man
God secludes Himself; but the thinker listens at the door.
To think is of itself to be useful; it is always and in all cases a striving toward God.
Never laugh at those who suffer; suffer sometimes those who laugh.
By putting forward the hands of the clock you shall not advance the hour.
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