I wish to thank the many people who have undertaken, without pay and at considerable personal risk, to explain me to myself.
Never let your pessimism interfere with your digestion.
Some are stingier with praise out of high principle than any are, out of avarice, with money.
There is no point in arguing over premises, which are assumed, or conclusions, which are contained in the premises.
Last to the meeting is most powerful, and apotheosis consists in not showing up at all.
Religion attenuates as crime is punished.
There are no virtues of omission.
To err is human; when our betters err, not to exult, divine.
We speak of rewriting history, as if there were an alternative.
Having money is frequently confused with not having to think about it.