Politeness is organized indifference.
Quote by Paul Valery
Science means simply the aggregate of all the recipes that are always successful. All the...
The history of thought may be summed up in these words: it is absurd by...
In poetry everything which must be said is almost impossible to say well.
A man's true secrets are more secret to himself than they are to others.
The best way to make your dreams come true is to wake up.
Man's great misfortune is that he has no organ, no kind of eyelid or brake,...
That which has always been accepted by everyone, everywhere, is almost certain to be false.
God created man and, finding him not sufficiently alone, gave him a companion to make...
God made everything out of nothing, but the nothingness shows through.
The purpose of psychology is to give us a completely different idea of the things...
War: a massacre of people who don't know each other for the profit of people...
Books have the same enemies as people: fire, humidity, animals, weather, and their own content.
Politics is the art of preventing people from busying themselves with what is their own...
The trouble with our times is that the future is not what it used to...
The folly of mistaking a paradox for a discovery, a metaphor for a proof, a...
God made everything out of the void, but the void shows through
A great man is one who leaves others at a loss after he is gone.
Our judgments judge us, and nothing reveals us, exposes our weaknesses, more ingeniously than the...
Judge not thy neighbor until thou art come into his place
Judgements prevent us from seeing the good that lies beyond appearances.