Industrial society seems likely to be entering a period of severe stress, due in part to problems of human behavior and in part to economic and environmental problems
Quote by Cyril Connolly
A great writer creates a world of his own and his readers are proud to...
Today the function of the artist is to bring imagination to science and science to...
Like water, we are truest to our nature in repose.
Those whom the Gods would destroy, they first call promising.
Our memories are card indexes consulted and then returned in disorder by authorities whom we...
It is a mistake to expect good work from expatriates for it is not what...
We must select the illusion which appeals to our temperament and embrace it with passion,...
Optimism and self-pity are the positive and negative poles of modern cowardice.
When we have ceased to love the stench of the human animal, either in others...
Idleness is only a coarse name for my infinite capacity for living in the present.
The artist is a member of the leisured classes who cannot pay for his leisure.
Greed, like the love of comfort, is a kind of fear.
When young we are faithful to individuals, when older we grow loyal to situations and...
No city should be too large for a man to walk out of in a...
The friendships which last are those wherein each friend respects the other's dignity to the...
Hate is the consequence of fear; we fear something before we hate it; a child...
No taste is so acquired as that for someone else's quality of mind.
The man who is master of his passions is reason's slave
It is with our passions as it is with fire and water, they are good...
Temperance is simply a disposition of the mind which binds the passions