Almost all of our sorrows spring out of our relations with other people.
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Satisfaction consists in freedom from pain, which is the positive element of life.
The fundament upon which all our knowledge and learning rests is the inexplicable.
Patriotism, when it wants to make itself felt in the domain of learning, is a dirty fellow who should be thrown out of doors.
Treat a work of art like a prince. Let it speak to you first.
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
We can come to look upon the deaths of our enemies with as much regret as we feel for those of our friends, namely, when we miss their existence as witnesses to our success.
It is only a man's own fundamental thoughts that have truth and life in them. For it is these that he really and completely understands. To read the thoughts of others is like taking the remains of someone else's meal, like putting on the discarded clothes of a stranger.
Politeness is to human nature what warmth is to wax.
Because people have no thoughts to deal in, they deal cards, and try and win one another's money. Idiots!
The doctor sees all the weakness of mankind the lawyer all the wickedness, the theologian all the stupidity.
Nature scarcely ever gives us the very best for that we must have recourse to art.
The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time.
No person I have ever met, not even the most righteous or pure of heart, has gone without those times when faith recedes in the busy-ness of life.
People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf.
Change alone is eternal, perpetual, immortal.
It is not a God, just and good, but a devil, under the name of God, that the Bible describes.
Be able to back up a car for a considerable distance in a straight line and back out of a driveway.
In the old days... it was a basic, cardinal fact that producers didn't have opinions. When I was producing natural history programmes, I didn't use them as vehicles for my own opinion. They were factual programmes.
I am looking for a lot of men who have an infinite capacity to not know what can't be done.
Not every difficult and dangerous thing is suitable for training, but only that which is conducive to success in achieving the object of our effort.