Was bin ich, wenn kein Gefäß /
Eine Stimme zum Sprechen /
Eine Hand zum Fassen /
Und Füße zum Wandern
"Maybe you are searching among branches for what only appears in the roots."
"If I take death into my life, acknowledge it, and face it squarely, I will free myself from the anxiety of death and the pettiness of life - and only then will I be free to become myself."
"No man is free who is not master of himself."
"What I have always needed most to cure and restore myself,
however, was the belief that I was not the only one to be thus, to
see thus – I needed the enchanting intuition of kinship and
equality in the eye and in desire, repose in a trusted friendship; I
needed a shared blindness, with no suspicion or question marks"