Forgive him, for he believes that the customs of his tribe are the laws of nature
The fact that a believer is happier than a skeptic is no more to the point than the fact than a drunken man is happier than a sober one.
Self-sacrifice enables us to sacrifice other people without blushing.
I’m not a teacher only a fellow-traveller of whom you asked the way. I pointed ahead-ahead of myself as well as you.
Englishmen hate Liberty and Equality too much to understand them. But every Englishman loves a pedigree.
The more things a man is ashamed of, the more respectable he is.
In Heaven an angel is nobody in particular.
The only service a friend can really render is to keep up your courage by holding up to you a mirror in which you can see a noble image of yourself.
Man can climb to the highest summits, but he cannot dwell there long.
Self-denial is not a virtue it is only the effect of prudence on rascality.