There are no absolute rules of conduct, either in peace or war. Everything depends on circumstances.
I think the end is endless. It’s either a big black hole or a big white light or both together. But it’s totally meaningless, because even if someone would explain it, I wouldn’t understand it.
We have gotten away from this double aspect of either putting the character back into historical events or of making a historical event of his very life.
That is why I believe that art is so much more significant than either economics or philosophy. It is the direct measure of man’s spiritual vision.
Distinguished ancestors shed a powerful light on their descendants, and forbid the concealment either of their merits or of their demerits.
He who cannot give anything away cannot feel anything either.
The only purpose for which power can be rightfully exercised over any member of a civilized community, against his will, is to prevent harm to others. His own good, either physical or moral, is not sufficient warrant.
Culture, which makes talent shine, is not completely ours either, nor can we place it solely at our disposal. Rather, it belongs mainly to our country, which gave it to us, and to humanity, from which we receive it as a birthright.
There is not a single injustice in Northern Ireland that is worth the loss of a single British soldier or a single Irish citizen either.
For healthy adult people, the really big thing we can foresee are ways of intervening in the ageing process, either by slowing or reversing it.