* "I will not serve that in which I no longer believe whether it call myself my home, my fatherland, or my church: and I will try to express myself in some myself in some mode or life or art as freely as I can and as wholly as I can, using for my defense the only arms I allow myself to use-silence, exile, cunning."
* "You speak to me of nationality, language, religion. I shall fly by those nets!"