“We do not escape into philosophy, psychology, and art —
we go there to restore our shattered selves into whole ones.”
“Some people read to confirm their own hopelessness.
Others read to be rescued from it.”
“There is a resemblance between men and women, not a contrast.
When a man begins to recognize his feeling, the two unite. When men
accept the sensitive side of themselves, they come alive.”
"Eroticism is one of the basic means of self-knowledge,
as indispensable as poetry."
In Favor of
the Sensitive Man