In properly organized groups no faith is required; what is required is simply a little trust and even that only for a little while, for the sooner a man begins to verify all he hears the better it is for him.
Sooner or later, man has always had to decide whether he worships his own power or the power of God.
A woman who gives any advantage to a man may expect a lover but will sooner or later find a tyrant.
There is hardly a political question in the United States which does not sooner or later turn into a judicial one.
When a man sees something desirable, he must reflect on the fact that with time it could come to involve what is detestable. When he sees something that is beneficial, he should reflect that sooner or later it, too, could come to involve harm.
Why don’t people take the trouble to let you know that they are alive? It is so much more important. The whole system is wrong. No sooner do I die, than all the flowers I have ever longed for in life pour in.
I love you, and because I love you, I would sooner have you hate me for telling you the truth than adore me for telling you lies.
Universal orthodoxy is enriched by every new discovery of truth: what at first appeared universal, by wishing to stand still, sooner or later becomes a sect.
Tired mothers find that spanking takes less time than reasoning and penetrates sooner to the seat of the memory.
I would sooner fail than not be among the greatest.