The charm of history and its enigmatic lesson consist in the fact that, from age to age, nothing changes and yet everything is completely different.
Quote by Aldous Huxley
That all men are equal is a proposition to which, at ordinary times, no sane...
Thought must be divided against itself before it can come to any knowledge of itself
Hell isn't merely paved with good intentions, it is walled and roofed with them
Consistency is contrary to nature, contrary to life. The only completely consistent people are dead.
There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and...
No man ever dared to manifest his boredom so insolently as does a Siamese tomcat...
It was one of those evenings when men feel that truth, goodness and beauty are...
I'm afraid of losing my obscurity. Genuineness only thrives in the dark. Like celery.
There is no substitute for talent. Industry and all its virtues are of no avail.
A fanatic is a man who consciously over compensates a secret doubt.
Experience is not what happens to a man; it is what a man does with...
Happiness is a hard master, particularly other people's happiness.
The most distressing thing that can happen to a prophet is to be proved wrong....
Several excuses are always less convincing than one.
Most human beings have an almost infinite capacity for taking things for granted.
Speed provides the one genuinely modern pleasure.
Children are remarkable for their intelligence and ardor, for their curiosity, their intolerance of shams,...
Experience teaches only the teachable.
It's with bad sentiments that one makes good novels.
Every man who knows how to read has it in his power to magnify himself,...