Nowadays the rage for possession has got to such a pitch that there is nothing in the realm of nature, whether sacred or profane, out of which profit cannot be squeezed.
You only live a short time… and you are dead a long time.
Women, can’t live with them, can’t live without them.
No one respects a talent that is concealed.
Fame has also this great drawback, that if we pursue it, we must direct our lives so as to please the fancy of men.
It is the goal of the American university to be the brains of the republic.
To give aid to every poor man is far beyond the reach and power of every man. Care of the poor is incumbent on society as a whole.
The more ignorant, reckless and thoughtless a doctor is, the higher his reputation soars even amongst powerful princes.
An aristocratic culture does not advertise its emotions. In its forms of expression it is sober and reserved. Its general attitude is stoic.
What is popularly called fame is nothing but an empty name and a legacy from paganism.