"Sell your cleverness and buy bewilderment."
"He read a lot. Used a lot of big words. I think maybe part of what got him into trouble was that he did too much thinking. Sometimes he tried too hard to make sense of the world, to figure out why people were bad to each other so often."
"And I would hide my face in you and you would hide your face in me, and nobody would ever see us any more."
"Common sense tells us that the things of the earth exist only a little, and that true reality is only in dreams."
, Les Paradis artificiels
, translation by Stacy Diamond (via frenchtwist