You will always be fond of me. I represent to you all the sins you never had the courage to commit.
When people start asking you to do the same thing over and over again, that's when you know you're way too close to something that you don't want to be near.
One's only rival is one's own potentialities. One's only failure is failing to live up to one's own possibilities. In this sense, every man can be a king, and must therefore be treated like a king.
I've always had an obligation to creation, above all.
A place for everything, and everything in its place.
It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.
The mystery of the beginning of all things is insoluble by us; and I for one must be content to remain an agnostic
Be like a tree and let the dead leaves drop.
We princes are set as it were upon stages in the sight and view of the world.
Good actions ennoble us, and we are the sons of our deeds.
Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not.
Don't tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.
Certainty? In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes.
It is not fair to ask of others what you are not willing to do yourself.
Children's talent to endure stems from their ignorance of alternatives.
No temptation can gravitate to a man unless there is that in his heart which is capable of responding to it.
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.
A lie never lives to be old.
Any non-commissioned officer is more of an enemy to a recruit, any schoolmaster to a pupil, then they are if they were free.
Religion and art spring from the same root and are close kin. Economics and art are strangers.
Domination delegates the physical violence on which it rests to the dominated.