Both in thought and in feeling, even though time be real, to realise the unimportance of time is the gate of wisdom.
No one gossips about other people’s secret virtues.
Drunkenness is temporary suicide.
To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom.
Every philosophical problem, when it is subjected to the necessary analysis and justification, is found either to be not really philosophical at all, or else to be, in the sense in which we are using the word, logical.
The fundamental defect of fathers, in our competitive society, is that they want their children to be a credit to them.
The man who can centre his thoughts and hopes upon something transcending self can find a certain peace in the ordinary troubles of life, which is impossible to the pure egoist.
The universe may have a purpose, but nothing we know suggests that, if so, this purpose has any similarity to ours.
To understand a name you must be acquainted with the particular of which it is a name.
To acquire immunity to eloquence is of the utmost importance to the citizens of a democracy.