The sea complains upon a thousand shores.
How deeply seated in the human heart is the liking for gardens and gardening.
Violence is like a weed – it does not die even in the greatest drought.
When history looks back, I want people to know that the Nazis could not kill millions of people with impunity.
If you do your fair day’s work, you are certain to get your fair day’s wage – in praise or pudding, whichever happens to suit your taste.
If you wish to preserve your secret, wrap it up in frankness.
I go into my library and all history unrolls before me.
There is no ghost so difficult to lay as the ghost of an injury.
There is no denying that Hitler and Stalin are alive today… they are waiting for us to forget, because this is what makes possible the resurrection of these two monsters.
To sit for one’s portrait is like being present at one’s own creation.