Animals, whom we have made our slaves, we do not like to consider our equal.
Trying to define yourself is like trying to bite your own teeth.
Boards don't hit back.
Memory... is an internal rumour.
Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.
Passion goes, Boredom remains.
Enthusiasm... the sustaining power of all great action.
Courage is being scared to death... and saddling up anyway.
Work is the rent you pay for the room you occupy on earth.
Laziness never arrived at the attainment of a good wish.
All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.
Experience without theory is blind, but theory without experience is mere intellectual play.
All is disgust when a man leaves his own nature and does what is unfit.
For the meaning of life differs from man to man, from day to day and from hour to hour. What matters, therefore, is not the meaning of life in general but rather the specific meaning of a person's life at a given moment.
The idea of freedom is inspiring. But what does it mean? If you are free in a political sense but have no food, what's that? The freedom to starve?
They have formed their own 4-H club - the hopeless, hysterical hypochondriacs of history.
I apologize for lying to you. I promise I won't deceive you except in matters of this sort.
Many have had their greatness made for them by their enemies.
Genius is sorrow's child.
Any product that needs a manual to work is broken.
Tell me thy company, and I shall tell thee what thou art.