War: a massacre of people who don't know each other for the profit of people who know each other but don't massacre each other.
Quote by Paul Valery
Paul Valery Quotes
Politeness is organized indifference.
At times I think and at times I am.
We are enriched by our reciprocate differences.
Science means simply the aggregate of all the recipes that are always successful. All the...
Politeness is organized indifference
Politics is the art of preventing people from sticking their noses in things that are...
The universe is built on a plan the profound symmetry of which is somehow present...
A man's true secrets are more secret to himself than they are to others.
Serious-minded people have few ideas. People with ideas are never serious.
A great man is one who leaves others at a loss after he is gone.
Long years must pass before the truths we have made for ourselves become our very...
An artist never really finishes his work, he merely abandons it.
Books have the same enemies as people: fire, humidity, animals, weather, and their own content.
History is the science of things which are not repeated.
God made everything out of the void, but the void shows through
A poem is never finished, only abandoned.
God created man and, finding him not sufficiently alone, gave him a companion to make...
We are wont to condemn self-love; but what we really mean to condemn is contrary...
For what is love itself, for the one we love best? - an enfolding of...
Never settle for less than you're worth. Respect and love yourself, set the standard for...