On the dangers of trusting our judgement:
'When I'm right, I'm always suspicious.'
This could be a definition of Europe:
'The lack of common interests unites us.'
On the contradictions of feeling morally superior:
'Sincerity when confessing is not disinterested.'
On claiming this or that legacy:
'The dead change their political opinion without difficulty.'
On reinventing a life:
'It's difficult to foresee someone's past.'
I leave you with one of his more surreal and humorous quotations that sum up this sharp and witty writer:
'When I talk to myself, I don't always have the last word.'