"God made everything out of nothing, but the nothingness shows through."
"This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple the philosophy is kindness."Paul Valery on Dalai Lama
"I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ."Paul Valery on Mahatma Gandhi
"I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen: not only because I see it, but because by it I see everything else."Paul Valery on C. S. Lewis
"Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in. Aim at earth and you get neither."Paul Valery on C. S. Lewis
"I would rather live my life as if there is a God and die to find out there isn't, than live my life as if there isn't and die to find out there is."Paul Valery on Albert Camus
"God created man and, finding him not sufficiently alone, gave him a companion to make him feel his solitude more keenly."
"An artist never really finishes his work, he merely abandons it."
"Politics is the art of preventing people from busying themselves with what is their own business."
"Our judgments judge us, and nothing reveals us, exposes our weaknesses, more ingeniously than the attitude of pronouncing upon our fellows."
"The best way to make your dreams come true is to wake up."