The history of thought may be summed up in these words: it is absurd by what it seeks and great by what it finds
Quote by Paul Valery
History is the science of things which are not repeated.
Politics is the art of preventing people from busying themselves with what is their own...
A businessman is a hybrid of a dancer and a calculator.
Books have the same enemies as people: fire, humidity, animals, weather, and their own content.
God made everything out of the void, but the void shows through
Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.
In poetry everything which must be said is almost impossible to say well.
Politeness is organized indifference.
Power without abuse loses its charm.
Two dangers constantly threaten the world: order and disorder.
War: a massacre of people who don't know each other for the profit of people...
That which has always been accepted by everyone, everywhere, is almost certain to be false.
Politeness is organized indifference
Politics is the art of preventing people from sticking their noses in things that are...
Love is being stupid together.
The universe is built on a plan the profound symmetry of which is somehow present...
To write regular verses destroys an infinite number of fine possibilities, but at the same...
The best way to make your dreams come true is to wake up.
A man's true secrets are more secret to himself than they are to others.
Science means simply the aggregate of all the recipes that are always successful. All the...