There is no substitute for talent. Industry and all its virtues are of no avail.
Quote by Aldous Huxley
Proverbs are always platitudes until you have personally experienced the truth of them.
To travel is to discover that everyone is wrong about other countries.
The vast majority of human beings dislike and even actually dread all notions with which...
The impulse to cruelty is, in many people, almost as violent as the impulse to...
What man has joined, nature is powerless to put asunder.
An intellectual is a person who's found one thing that's more interesting than sex.
A competent portraitist knows how to imply the profile in the full face.
Feasts must be solemn and rare, or else they cease to be feasts.
Your true traveller finds boredom rather agreeable than painful. It is the symbol of his...
What is absurd and monstrous about war is that men who have no personal quarrel...
Most human beings have an almost infinite capacity for taking things for granted.
Experience is not what happens to a man; it is what a man does with...
Chastity - the most unnatural of all the sexual perversions.
Dream in a pragmatic way.
To his dog, every man is Napoleon; hence the constant popularity of dogs.
The Bhagavad-Gita is the most systematic statement of spiritual evolution of endowing value to mankind....
Sons have always a rebellious wish to be disillusioned by that which charmed their fathers.
If human beings were shown what they're really like, they'd either kill one another as...
Beauty is worse than wine, it intoxicates both the holder and beholder.
What we feel and think and are is to a great extent determined by the...