"No man deserves to be praised for his goodness, who has it not in his power to be wicked. Goodness without that power is generally nothing more than sloth, or an impotence of will."
"Such is the miraculous nature of the future of exiles: what is first uttered in the impotence of an overheated apartment becomes the fate of nations."
"As long as you don't make waves, ripples, life seems easy. But that's condemning yourself to impotence and death before you are dead."
"Religion is the impotence of the human mind to deal with occurrences it cannot understand."