Thought means life, since those who do not think so do not live in any high or real sense. Thinking makes the man.
Truth is one forever absolute, but opinion is truth filtered through the moods, the blood, the disposition of the spectator.
Aristocracy is always cruel.
We’re born with the desire, but we don’t really know how to choose. We don’t know what our taste is, and we don’t know what we are seeing.
The less routine the more life.
What is fanaticism today is the fashionable creed tomorrow, and trite as the multiplication table a week after.
What gunpowder did for war the printing press has done for the mind.
Power is every stealing from the many to the few.
Difference of religion breeds more quarrels than difference of politics.
We live under a government of men and morning newspapers.