Stupidity, outrage, vanity, cruelty, iniquity, bad faith, falsehood - we fail to see the whole array when it is facing in the same direction as we.
Truth is always served by great minds, even if they fight it.
One must credit an hypothesis with all that has had to be discovered in order to demolish it.
We must watch over our modesty in the presence of those who cannot understand its grounds.
Greatness, in order to gain recognition, must all too often consent to ape greatness.
Never feel remorse for what you have thought about your wife; she has thought much worse things about you.
A married couple are well suited when both partners usually feel the need for a quarrel at the same time.
A few great minds are enough to endow humanity with monstrous power, but a few great hearts are not enough to make us worthy of using it.
One kills a man, one is an assassin; one kills millions, one is a conqueror; one kills everybody, one is a god.
Think? Why think! We have computers to do that for us.
Theories pass. The frog remains.
To reflect is to disturb one's thoughts.
The ideal, without doubt, varies, but its enemies, alas, are always the same.
Falsity cannot keep an idea from being beautiful; there are certain errors of such ingenuity that one could regret their not ranking among the achievements of the human mind.
Beauty in art is often nothing but ugliness subdued.
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