Quotes

11 November 2014
Despotism is unjust to everybody, including the despot, who was probably made for better things.
11 November 2014
If they have not opened the eyes of the blind, they have at least given great encouragement to the short-sighted, and while their leaders may have all the inexperience of old age, their young men are far too wise to be ever sensible.
11 November 2014
A truth ceases to be true when more than one person believes in it.
11 November 2014
Disobedience, in the eyes of any one who has read history, is man's original virtue. It is through disobedience that progress has been made, through disobedience and through rebellion.
11 November 2014
The tragedy of old age is not that one is old, but that one is young.
11 November 2014
It is only by not paying one's bills that one can hope to live in the memory of the commercial classes.
11 November 2014
Pleasure is Nature's test, her sign of approval. When man is happy, he is in harmony with himself and his environment.
11 November 2014
There is no sin except stupidity.
11 November 2014
Nobody of any real culture, for instance, ever talks nowadays about the beauty of sunset. Sunsets are quite old fashioned.... To admire them is a distinct sign of provincialism of temperament. Upon the other hand they go on.
11 November 2014
The intellect is not a serious thing, and never has been. It is an instrument on which one plays, that is all.

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