The real being of language is that into which we are taken up when we hear it – what is said.
The more language is a living operation, the less we are aware of it. Thus it follows from the self-forgetfulness of language that its real being consists in what is said in it.
The question arises whether all lawyers are the same. This is like asking whether everything that gets into a sewer is garbage.
Every man deems that he has precisely the trials and temptations which are the hardest of all others for him to bear; but they are so, simply because they are the very ones he most needs.
But men never violate the laws of God without suffering the consequences, sooner or later.
Nothing exists except through language.
The eye of genius has always a plaintive expression, and its natural language is pathos.
The art of politics is knowing what to do next.
No strike could ever be won with a Communist at its head since the employers would make victory impossible.
I approve of anyone wearing what the establishment says you must not wear.