Yes, I have tricks in my pocket, I have things up my sleeve. But I am the opposite of a stage magician. He gives you illusion that has the appearance of truth. I give you truth in the pleasant disguise of illusion.
What on earth can you do on this earth but catch at whatever comes near you, with both your fingers, until your fingers are broken?
We live on two levels, the realistic level and the fantastic level, and which is the real one, really…[to Miss Jelkes]
We are all of us born, live and die in the shadow of a giant question mark that refers to three questions: Where do we come from? Why? And where, oh where, are we going!
We are all civilized people, which means that we are all savages at heart but observing a few amenities of civilized behavior.