There is no stopping the world's tendency to throw off imposed restraints, the religious authority that is based on the… (read more)
The man who has the courage of his platitudes is always a successful man.
Genius and virtue are to be more often found clothed in gray than in peacock bright.
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.