Progress is measured by richness and intensity of experience – by a wider and deeper apprehension of the significance and scope of human existence.
The differences between friends cannot but reinforce their friendship.
What I do deny is that you can build any enduring society without some such mystical ethos.
People like me sound like a lot of big cannons.
There is a magnet in your heart that will attract true friends. That magnet is unselfishness, thinking of others first; when you learn to live for others, they will live for you.
Politics is war without bloodshed while war is politics with bloodshed.
Passivity is fatal to us. Our goal is to make the enemy passive.
Weapons are an important factor in war, but not the decisive one; it is man and not materials that counts.
Let a hundred flowers bloom, let a hundred schools of thought contend.
It does not seem that the contradiction which exists between the aristocratic function of art and the democratic structure of modern society can ever be resolved.