One must be brave to live through
a day. What remains
is nothing but the pleasure of longing — very precious.

purifies as does flying, strengthens as does an effort,
it fashions the soul
as work
fashions the belly.

It is like an athlete, like a runner
who will never
stop running. And this
gives him endurance.

is nourishing for the strong.
It is like a window
on a high tower, through which
blows the wind of strength.

Virginity of happiness.