There is no progress whatever. Everything is just the same as it was thousands, and tens of thousands, of years ago. The outward form changes. The essence does not change.
Quote by Robert Louis Stevenson
I regard you with an indifference closely bordering on aversion.
Our business in life is not to succeed, but to continue to fail in good...
Every man has a sane spot somewhere.
There are no foreign lands. It is the traveler only who is foreign.
The web, then, or the pattern, a web at once sensuous and logical, an elegant...
For God's sake, give me the young man who has brains enough to make a...
Peace is the one condition of survival in this nuclear age.
Nothing like a little judicious levity.
To become what we are capable of becoming is the only end in life.
No man is useless while he has a friend.
Everybody, sooner or later, sits down to a banquet of consequences.
Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap ... but by the seeds you...
Even if the doctor does not give you a year, even if he hesitates about...
Books are good enough in their own way, but they are a poor substitute for...
Every one lives by selling something.
The cruelest lies are often told in silence.
Politics is perhaps the only profession for which no preparation is thought necessary.
When I am grown to man's estate I shall be very proud and great. And...
My mother...she is beautiful, softened at the edges and tempered with a spine of steel....
When you grow up your mother says, 'Wear rubbers or you'll catch cold.' When you...