All the ills of mankind spring from belonging to a race, a nation, a city, a group of some kind. The ideal would be to belong to none, and to care for allbut who is capable of that?
Collected in Notebooks1960-1994 (1994).
Fame is based on what people sayabout you, reputation on what they think of you.Louis Dudek
If there is a heaven it's no doubt already filledwith horses, chickens, lambs, and other poor creatures. People will simply not get in.Louis Dudek
Intellectually, most people never wash. They never free their minds of the accumulated rubbish of centuries.Louis Dudek
Imagination should be integrated with life, not turned into a separate activity, art, that monopolizes one's whole existence.Louis Dudek
Hatred isgeneralized, but love is for the particular.Louis Dudek
The twentieth century had a wonderful capacity for seeing nothing as the sum of everything.Louis Dudek