A stair not worn hollow by footsteps is, regarded from its own point of view, only a boring something made of wood.
Anyone who cannot come to terms with his life while he is alive needs one hand to ward off a little his despair over his fate... but with his other hand he can note down what he sees among the ruins.
Atlas was permitted the opinion that he was at liberty, if he wished, to drop the Earth and creep away; but this opinion was all that he was permitted.
By believing passionately in something that still does not exist, we create it. The nonexistent is whatever we have not sufficiently desired.
By imposing too great a responsibility, or rather, all responsibility, on yourself, you crush yourself.