A person who does not concern himself with politics has already made the political choice he was so anxious to spare himself: he is serving the ruling party.
A society needs famous people; the question is whom it chooses for that role. Any criticism of its choice is by implication a criticism of that society.
Cause and effect are never divided between two people.
Does not everyone who describes something he has experienced believe basically that whatever happens to him has some sort of relevance?
Everything that is human looks like a special case.
How can we ever judge a human being when he is and he will always be another person?
How much self-knowledge is limited to presenting other people with a more precise and exact description of our weaknesses.
I feel fairly certain that my hatred harms me more than the people whom I hate.
It is the secret that a man and a woman keep from each other that makes them a couple.
Nothing is harder than to accept oneself.
One can be resolved to promote good, or one can be resolved to be a good person- Two separate things that are mutually exclusive.
Our guilt has its uses. It justifies much in the lives of others.
Technology (is) the knack of so arranging the world that we don't have to experience it.
The older you get the simpler you want to make it.
Time does not change us it just unfolds us.
To a certain degree we are really the person others have seen in us.
Uniforms ruin every character.
You can lose a woman when you have won her.
You can't make the incomprehensible comprehensible without losing it completely.
Your virtuous living is your enemy's best and cheapest weapon.
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