There is no stopping the world's tendency to throw off imposed restraints, the religious authority that is based on the… (read more)
If men were basically evil, who would bother to improve the world instead of giving it up as a bad… (read more)
It is not that the French are not profound, but they all express themselves so well that we are led… (read more)
Magnanimous people have no vanity, they have no jealousy, and they feed on the true and the solid wherever they… (read more)
No one is fit to judge a book until he has rounded Cape Horn in a sailing vessel, until he… (read more)
Nothing is sadder than having worldly standards without worldly means.
People of small caliber are always carping. They are bent on showing their own superiority, their knowledge or prowess or… (read more)
The American mind, unlike the English, is not formed by books, but, as Carl Sandburg once said to me... by… (read more)