The history of science has been a progressive obliteration of distinctions between humans and other natural phenomena.
We are all such good people, and do such horrid things.
Credulity is fixed: doubting something obvious just clears space for believing something foolish.
In every discipline the foundations come last; in most of them we still don’t know what they are.
To wield power wisely it is necessary to obtain it.
Never look for a synonym.
Misspellers learn from speech, mispronouncers from books.
Only the literary cannot profit from literature.
Of all the lies taught in school, the most vicious is that one ought to perform boring tasks diligently.
Good work does not make its own way in the world.