The philosopher proves that the philosopher exists. The poet merely enjoys existence.
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- Perhaps it is of more value to infuriate philosophers than to go along with them.
- The poet is the priest of the invisible.
- To be young is all there is in the world. They talk so beautifully about work and having a family and a home (and I do, too, sometimes) –but it’s all worry and head-aches and respectable poverty and forced gushing. Telling people how nice it is, when, in reality, you would give all of your last thirty years for one of your first thirty. Old people are tremendous frauds.
- Union of the weakest develops strength not wisdom. Can all men, together, avenge one of the leaves that have fallen in autumn? But the wise man avenges by building his city in snow.
- It is the unknown that excites the ardor of scholars, who, in the known alone, would shrivel up with boredom.
- Perhaps the truth depends on a walk around the lake.