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Depression is rage spread thin.
The degree in which a poet‘s imagination dominates reality is, in the end, the exact measure of his importance and dignity.
Knowledge is recognition of something absent; it is a salutation, not an embrace.
Friends need not agree in everything or go always together, or have no comparable other friendships of the same intimacy.
Before you contradict an old man, my fair friend, you should endeavor to understand him.
Parents lend children their experience and a vicarious memory; children endow their parents with a vicarious immortality.
Nonsense is so good only because common sense is so limited.
The primary use of conversation is to satisfy the impulse to talk.
For gold is tried in the fire and acceptable men in the furnace of adversity.
The spirit’s foe in man has not been simplicity, but sophistication.
To me, it seems a dreadful indignity to have a soul controlled by geography.
The hunger for facile wisdom is the root of all false philosophy.
Fun is a good thing but only when it spoils nothing better.
All thought is naught but a footnote to Plato.
Experience seems to most of us to lead to conclusions, but empiricism has sworn never to draw them.
The Bible is literature, not dogma.
Wisdom comes by disillusionment.
A string of excited, fugitive, miscellaneous pleasures is not happiness; happiness resides in imaginative reflection and judgment, when the picture of one’s life, or of human life, as it truly has been or is, satisfies the will, and is gladly accepted.
Fashion is something barbarous, for it produces innovation without reason and imitation without benefit.
Skepticism, like chastity, should not be relinquished too readily.
Intelligence is quickness in seeing things as they are.
Graphic design is the paradise of individuality, eccentricity, heresy, abnormality, hobbies and humors.
To be interested in the changing seasons is a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.
One’s friends are that part of the human race with which one can be human.
Never build your emotional life on the weaknesses of others.
When men and women agree, it is only in their conclusions; their reasons are always different.
The world is a perpetual caricature of itself; at every moment it is the mockery and the contradiction of what it is pretending to be.
The love of all-inclusiveness is as dangerous in philosophy as in art.