"Do I contradict myself? Very well, then I contradict myself, I
am large, I contain multitudes."
"Re-examine all that you have been told… dismiss that which
insults your soul."
"I have learned that to be with those I like is enough."
"After you have exhausted what there is in business, politics,
conviviality, and so on - have found that none of these finally
satisfy, or permanently wear - what remains? Nature remains."
"I believe a leaf of grass is no less than the journey-work of