We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
If man asks for many laws it is only because he is sure that his neighbor needs them; privately he is an unphilosophical anarchist, and thinks laws in his own case superfluous.
Bricks and mortar Berlin has become a kind of network across which visitors and residents interact as if on some sort of comfortable global platform.
One of the most remarkable shindigs I ever attended was in Warsaw.
Mandy Sutter’s ‘Bush Meat’ triumphs in its lean prose and true dialogue, in its disarming humour, in its evocation of a family divided by sexism and racism in 1960s Nigeria.
One of the most inexplicable characteristics of the Germans is their love of kitsch.
Man became free when he recognized that he was subject to law.
In my youth I stressed freedom, and in my old age I stress order. I have made the great discovery that liberty is a product of order.
Bankers know that history is inflationary and that money is the last thing a wise man will hoard.
Tired mothers find that spanking takes less time than reasoning and penetrates sooner to the seat of the memory.