Where grief is fresh, any attempt to divert it only irritates.
All is disgust when a man leaves his own nature and does what is unfit.
Being unwanted, unloved, uncared for, forgotten by everybody, I think that is a much greater hunger, a much greater poverty than the person who has nothing to eat.
The joke of our time is the suicide of intention.
It is a good rule in life never to apologize. The right sort of people do not want apologies, and the wrong sort take a mean advantage of them.
Liberty, according to my metaphysics is a self-determining power in an intellectual agent. It implies thought and choice and power.
Society is now one polished horde, Formed of two mighty tribes, The Bores and the Bored.
Terrorism is the tactic of demanding the impossible, and demanding it at gunpoint.
I can bear any pain as long as it has meaning.
It is by no means an irrational fancy that, in a future existence, we shall look upon what we think our present existence, as a dream.
Human decency is not derived from religion. It precedes it.
Any non-commissioned officer is more of an enemy to a recruit, any schoolmaster to a pupil, then they are if they were free.
Children's talent to endure stems from their ignorance of alternatives.
It is wonderful when you don't have the fear, and a lot of the time I don't ... I focus on what needs to be done instead.
Central banks don't have divine wisdom. They try to do the best analysis they can and must be prepared to stand or fall by the quality of that analysis.
Abuse of words has been the great instrument of sophistry and chicanery, of party, faction, and division of society.
I've always had an obligation to creation, above all.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
A good liar must have a good memory.
No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another.
There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts.