Man is supposed to be the maker of his destiny. It is only partly true. He can make his destiny, only in so far as he is allowed by the Great Power.
If some really acute observer made as much of egotism as Freud has made of sex, people would forget a good deal about sex and find the explanation for everything in egotism.
Power is of two kinds. One is obtained by the fear of punishment and the other by acts of love. Power based on love is a thousand times more effective and permanent then the one derived from fear of punishment.
The pursuit of truth does not permit violence on one’s opponent.
The most beautiful thing in the world is, of course, the world itself.
Before the throne of the Almighty, man will be judged not by his acts but by his intentions. For God alone reads our hearts.
Fear has its use but cowardice has none.
Capital as such is not evil; it is its wrong use that is evil. Capital in some form or other will always be needed.
The greatness of a nation can be judged by the way its animals are treated.
There is no consensus, there is no homogeneity, there is no truth.