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Each generation doubtless feels called upon to reform the world. Mine knows that it will not reform it, but its task is perhaps even greater. It consists in preventing the world from destroying itself.
Consists
Destroying
Doubtless
Each
Each Generation
Even
Feels
Generation
Greater
Itself
Knows
Mine
Perhaps
Preventing
The desire for possession is insatiable, to such a point that it can survive even love itself. To love, therefore, is to sterilize the person one loves.
Desire
Even
Insatiable
Itself
Love
Loves
Person
Point
Possession
Survive
Therefore
To Love
An intellectual is someone whose mind watches itself.
Intellectual
Itself
Mind
Someone
Watches
Whose
I am uncomfortable talking about the things that I write. It seems unseemly to me. I have no problem at all when I see anybody else talking about the same project, but I feel my work should speak for itself.
About
Am
Anybody
Anybody Else
Else
Feel
I Am
I Feel
I See
I Write
Itself
Me
No Problem
Problem
Virtue cannot separate itself from reality without becoming a principle of evil.
Becoming
Cannot
Evil
Itself
Principle
Reality
Separate
Virtue
Without
To stop the flow of music would be like the stopping of time itself, incredible and inconceivable.
Flow
Inconceivable
Incredible
Itself
Like
Music
Stop
Stopping
Time
Would
Would-Be
The struggle itself towards the heights is enough to fill a man's heart. One must imagine Sisyphus happy.
Enough
Fill
Happy
Heart
Heights
Imagine
Itself
Man
Must
Struggle
Towards
In order to exist, man must rebel, but rebellion must respect the limits that it discovers in itself - limits where minds meet, and in meeting, begin to exist.
Begin
Discovers
Exist
Itself
Limits
Man
Meet
Meeting
Minds
Must
Order
Rebel
Rebellion
Respect
Without freedom, no art; art lives only on the restraints it imposes on itself, and dies of all others.
Art
Dies
Freedom
Itself
Lives
Only
Others
Without
What love is to man, music is to the arts and to mankind. Music is love itself - it is the purest, most ethereal language of passion, showing in a thousand ways all possible changes of color and feeling; and though true in only a single instance, it yet can be understood by thousands of men - who all feel differently.
Arts
Changes
Color
Differently
Feel
Feeling
Instance
Itself
Language
Love
Love Is
Man
Mankind
Men
The one great principle of English law is to make business for itself.
Business
English
Great
Great Principle
Itself
Law
Make
Principle
An idea, like a ghost, must be spoken to a little before it will explain itself.
Before
Explain
Ghost
Idea
Itself
Like
Little
Must
Spoken
Will
The United States is very good at understanding itself, and very bad at understanding others.
Bad
Good
Itself
Others
States
Understanding
United
United States
Very
What the United States does best is to understand itself. What it does worst is understand others.
Best
Does
Itself
Others
States
Understand
United
United States
Worst
There is a wide, yawning black infinity. In every direction, the extension is endless; the sensation of depth is overwhelming. And the darkness is immortal. Where light exists, it is pure, blazing, fierce; but light exists almost nowhere, and the blackness itself is also pure and blazing and fierce.
Almost
Also
Black
Blackness
Blazing
Darkness
Depth
Direction
Endless
Every
Exists
Extension
Fierce
Immortal
What I want is to respond to the challenge posed by the mass media - to permit the novel to say what can only be said by narrative - to allow it to be itself.
Allow
Challenge
Itself
Mass
Mass Media
Media
Narrative
Novel
Only
Permit
Respond
Said
Say
Want
Our religion is itself profoundly sad - a religion of universal anguish, and one which, because of its very catholicity, grants full liberty to the individual and asks no better than to be celebrated in each man's own language - so long as he knows anguish and is a painter.
Anguish
Ask
Because
Better
Celebrated
Each
Full
Grants
He
Individual
Itself
Knows
Language
Liberty
The fabric of existence weaves itself whole.
Existence
Fabric
Itself
Whole
The modern mind is in complete disarray. Knowledge has stretched itself to the point where neither the world nor our intelligence can find any foot-hold. It is a fact that we are suffering from nihilism.
Any
Complete
Fact
Find
Intelligence
Itself
Knowledge
Mind
Modern
Neither
Nihilism
Nor
Our
Point
Self-will in the man who does not reckon wisely is by itself the weakest of all things.
All Things
Does
Itself
Man
Reckon
Things
Weakest
Who
Wisely
Ideas are not thoughts; the thought respects the boundaries that the idea ignores thereby failing to realize itself.
Boundaries
Failing
Idea
Ideas
Ignores
Itself
Realize
Respects
Thereby
Thought
Thoughts
For what is love itself, for the one we love best? An enfolding of immeasurable cares which yet are better than any joys outside our love.
Any
Best
Better
Cares
Itself
Joys
Love
Our
Our Love
Outside
Than
Which
Miracles, in the sense of phenomena we cannot explain, surround us on every hand: life itself is the miracle of miracles.
Cannot
Every
Explain
Hand
Itself
Life
Miracle
Miracles
Phenomena
Sense
Surround
Us
We Cannot
The greater part of humanity is too much harassed and fatigued by the struggle with want, to rally itself for a new and sterner struggle with error.
Error
Greater
Humanity
Itself
Much
New
Part
Rally
Struggle
Too
Too Much
Want
If history repeats itself, and the unexpected always happens, how incapable must Man be of learning from experience.
Always
Experience
Happens
History
History Repeats Itself
How
Incapable
Itself
Learning
Man
Must
Repeats
Unexpected
Revenge is barren of itself: it is the dreadful food it feeds on; its delight is murder, and its end is despair.
Barren
Delight
Despair
Dreadful
End
Feeds
Food
Itself
Revenge
There are only two things. Truth and lies. Truth is indivisible, hence it cannot recognize itself; anyone who wants to recognize it has to be a lie.
Anyone
Cannot
Hence
Itself
Lie
Lies
Only
Recognize
Things
Truth
Truth Is
Two
Wants
Who
You do not need to leave your room. Remain sitting at your table and listen. Do not even listen, simply wait, be quiet still and solitary. The world will freely offer itself to you to be unmasked, it has no choice, it will roll in ecstasy at your feet.
Choice
Ecstasy
Even
Feet
Freely
Itself
Leave
Listen
Need
No Choice
Offer
Quiet
Remain
Roll
Beauty itself is but the sensible image of the Infinite.
Beauty
Image
Infinite
Itself
Sensible
Cruelty, like every other vice, requires no motive outside of itself; it only requires opportunity.
Cruelty
Every
Itself
Like
Motive
Only
Opportunity
Other
Outside
Requires
Vice
What is the use of writing plays, what is the use of writing anything, if there is not a will which finally moulds chaos itself into a race of gods.
Anything
Chaos
Finally
Gods
Itself
Plays
Race
Use
Which
Will
Writing
The experience of life consists of the experience which the spirit has of itself in matter and as matter, in mind and as mind, in emotion, as emotion, etc.
Consists
Emotion
Etc
Experience
Itself
Life
Matter
Mind
Spirit
Which
It is not necessary that you leave the house. Remain at your table and listen. Do not even listen, only wait. Do not even wait, be wholly still and alone. The world will present itself to you for its unmasking, it can do no other, in ecstasy it will writhe at your feet.
Alone
Ecstasy
Even
Feet
House
Itself
Leave
Listen
Necessary
Only
Other
Present
Remain
Still
Writing about 2,000 words in three hours every morning, 'Casino Royale' dutifully produced itself. I wrote nothing and made no corrections until the book was finished. If I had looked back at what I had written the day before I might have despaired.
About
Back
Before
Book
Casino
Corrections
Day
Every
Finished
Had
Hours
Itself
Looked
Made
Do you know the only value life has is what life puts on itself?
Do You Know
Itself
Know
Life
Only
Puts
Value
You
The mind can weave itself warmly in the cocoon of its own thoughts, and dwell a hermit anywhere.
Anywhere
Cocoon
Dwell
Hermit
Itself
Mind
Own
Thoughts
Weave
It is not a very difficult task to make what is commonly called an amusing book of travels. Any one who will tell, with a reasonable degree of graphic effect, what he has seen, will not fail to carry the reader with him; for the interest we all feel in personal adventure is, of itself, success.
Adventure
Amusing
Any
Book
Carry
Commonly
Degree
Difficult
Difficult Task
Effect
Fail
Feel
Graphic
He
When I read about the way in which library funds are being cut and cut, I can only think that American society has found one more way to destroy itself.
About
American
American Society
Being
Cut
Destroy
Found
Funds
I Can
Itself
Library
More
Only
Read
I don't think the world will destroy itself in a nuclear cataclysm. On the contrary, we have the capacity to save ourselves and save the planet, and we will use it.
Capacity
Contrary
Destroy
Itself
Nuclear
On The Contrary
Ourselves
Planet
Save
Think
Use
Will
World
One cannot violate the promptings of one's nature without having that nature recoil upon itself.
Cannot
Having
Itself
Nature
Violate
Without
In solitude the mind gains strength and learns to lean upon itself.
Gains
Itself
Lean
Learns
Mind
Solitude
Strength
I grew up in this town, my poetry was born between the hill and the river, it took its voice from the rain, and like the timber, it steeped itself in the forests.
Between
Born
Forests
Grew
Hill
Itself
Like
Poetry
Rain
River
Timber
Took
Town
Up
Changes in our aesthetic tastes have no value or meaning in and of themselves; what has value and meaning is the idea of change itself. Or, better stated: not change in and of itself, but change as an agent or inspiration of modern creations.
Aesthetic
Agent
Better
Change
Changes
Creations
Idea
Inspiration
Itself
Meaning
Modern
Our
Stated
Tastes
It is ridiculous to set a detective story in New York City. New York City is itself a detective story.
City
Detective
Detective story
Itself
New
New york
New york city
Ridiculous
Set
Story
York
Thought must be divided against itself before it can come to any knowledge of itself.
Against
Any
Before
Come
Divided
Itself
Knowledge
Must
Thought
Memory narrativises itself.
Itself
Memory
A particular piece of music attaches itself to the piece I'm writing, and there is nothing else I can listen to. Every day I return to the same space to write, the music providing both the walls and the pictures on the walls.
Both
Day
Else
Every
Every day
I can
Itself
Listen
Music
Nothing
Particular
Pictures
Piece
Providing
The most beautiful thing in the world is, of course, the world itself.
Beautiful
Beautiful thing
Course
Itself
Most
Most beautiful
Most beautiful thing
Thing
World
Intolerance respecting other people's religion is toleration itself in comparison with intolerance respecting other people's art.
Art
Comparison
Intolerance
Itself
Other
People
Religion
Respecting
Toleration
If poetry should address itself to the same needs and aspirations, the same hopes and fears, to which the Bible addresses itself, it might rival it in distribution.
Address
Aspirations
Bible
Distribution
Fears
Hopes
Itself
Might
Needs
Poetry
Rival
Same
Should
Which