One’s friends are that part of the human race with which one can be human.
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
Nonsense is so good only because common sense is so limited.
The day when a sportsman stops thinking above all else of the happiness in his own effort and the intoxication of the power and physical balance he derives from it, the day when he lets considerations of vanity or interest take over, on this day his ideal will die.
All sports for all people.
Only the dead have seen the end of the war.
Warfare is an utterly stupid method of settling differences of interest between different nations.
Knowledge is not eating, and we cannot expect to devour and possess what we mean. Knowledge is recognition of something absent; it is a salutation, not an embrace.
The world is a perpetual caricature of itself; at every moment it is the mockery and the contradiction of what it is pretending to be.
For gold is tried in the fire and acceptable men in the furnace of adversity.