“ Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; Truth isn't. ”
Source: Following the Equator: A Journey Around the World
Truth is not something outside to be discovered, it is something inside to be realized.
Books serve to show a man that those original thoughts of his aren't very new after all.
People are running, but there is no place in the world to which they can flee to escape themselves. Ultimately, each one must face himself.
Fairy tales are more than true: not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten.