Those who do not move, do not notice their chains.
Is there no Latin word for Tea? Upon my soul, if I had known that I would have let the vulgar stuff alone.
The man of character is the persistent man, the man who is faithful to his own word, his own convictions, his own affections.
I am writing a book about the Crusades so dull that I can scarcely write it.
Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
The hand is, in the highest degree, a human characteristic. It is man’s organ of grasp and of the sense of touch, while in animals these two functions are relegated to the mouth.
Communism is Soviet power plus the electrification of the whole country.
An institute run with such knavish imbecility that if it were not the work of God it would not last a fortnight.
Freedom only for the members of the government, only for the members of the Party – though they are quite numerous – is no freedom at all.
When you have solved the problem of controlling the attention of the child, you have solved the entire problem of its education.