Everybody experiences far more than he understands. Yet it is experience, rather than understanding, that influences behavior.
The Universal view melts things into a blur.
Far more thought and care go into the composition of any prominent ad in a newspaper or magazine than go into the writing of their features and editorials.
The fear of being deceived is the vulgar version of the quest for Truth.
Antipathy, dissimilarity of views, hate, contempt, can accompany true love.
Skepticism is the sadism of embittered souls.
To want fame is to prefer dying scorned than forgotten.
One hardly saves a world without ruling it.
Publication is a self-invasion of privacy.
The fanatic is incorruptible: if he kills for an idea, he can just as well get himself killed for one; in either case, tyrant or martyr, he is a monster.