From The Zurao Aphorisms by Franz Kafka (with introduction and afterword by Roberto Calasso). This edition published by Schocken Books.
The variety of views one may have, say, of an apple: the view of a small boy who has to crane his neck for a glimpse of the apple on the table, and the view of the master of the house who picks up the apple and hands it to a guest.
A cage went in search of a bird.
Once we have taken Evil into ourselves, it no longer insists we believe in it.
Belief in progress doesn’t mean belief in progress that has already occurred. That would not require belief.