Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who’ll get the blame.
Life is nothing but a competition to be the criminal rather than the victim.
The repudiation of the primacy of understanding means the repudiation of the norms of judgment as well, and hence the abandonment of all ethical standards.
Take up our quarrel with the foe: To you from falling hands we throw.
Metaphysical thinking will always no doubt be a strong element in her mentality, and it is to be hoped that she will never lose her great, her sovereign powers in that direction.
One of the symptoms of an approaching nervous breakdown is the belief that one’s work is terribly important.
Against my will, in the course of my travels, the belief that everything worth knowing was known at Cambridge gradually wore off. In this respect my travels were very useful to me.
A happy life must be to a great extent a quiet life, for it is only in an atmosphere of quiet that true joy dare live.
Liberty is the right to do what I like; license, the right to do what you like.
A superstition which pretends to be scientific creates a much greater confusion of thought than one which contents itself with simple popular practices.