Truth is one, but error proliferates. Man tracks it down and cuts it up into little pieces hoping to turn it into grains of truth. But the ultimate atom will always essentially be an error, a miscalculation.
Vol. 2, Essais et Notes
Each time dawn appears, the mystery is there in its entirety.René Daumal
Art has a double face, of expression and illusion, just like science has a double face: the reality of error and the phantom of truth.René Daumal
Common experience is the gold reserve which confers an exchange value on the currency which words are; without this reserve of shared experiences, all our pronouncements are cheques drawn on insufficient funds.René Daumal