An intellectual is someone whose mind watches itself.
If we examine our thoughts, we shall find them always occupied with the past and the future.
Better to have beasts that let themselves be killed than men who run away.
The American women are very pretty and have great simplicity of character, and the extreme neatness of their appearance is truly delightful: cleanliness is everywhere even more studiously attended to here than in England.
The number of known human fossils only increases slowly. But the manner of regarding and assessing them is capable of progressing rapidly, as indeed it does. In the absence of any absolutely sensational discovery in prehistory, there is an up-to-date and scientific manner of understanding man, which is solidly based on palaeontology.
Power is my mistress. I have worked too hard at her conquest to allow anyone to take her away from me.
Everything has been figured out, except how to live.
Friendship is inexplicable, it should not be explained if one doesn’t want to kill it.
I am one of those for whom superfluity is a necessity.
How many famous and high-spirited heroes have lived a day too long?