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A man may build himself a throne of bayonets, but he can't sit on it.   Life
A nation is a society united by a delusion about its ancestry and by c...   Patriotism
Consciousness is a phase of mental life which arises in connection wit...   Life
Events in the past may be roughly divided into those which probably ne...   Life
Every institution not only carries within it the seeds of its own diss...   Life
I have never understood why it should be considered derogatory to the ...   Life
I think middle-age is the best time, if we can escape the fatty degene...   Life
In dealing with Englishmen you can be sure of one thing only, that the...   Life
It is astonishing with how little wisdom mankind can be governed, when...   Life
It is useless for the sheep to pass resolutions in favor of vegetarian...   Life
Let us remember, when we are inclined to be disheartened, that the pri...   Life
Literature flourishes best when it is half trade and half an art.   Life
Many people believe that they are attracted by God, or by Nature, when...   Life
No Christian can be a pessimist, for Christianity is a system of radic...   Life
Nobody is bored when he is trying to make something that is beautiful ...   Life
Originality is undetected plagiarism.   Life
Prayer gives a man the opportunity of getting to know a gentleman he h...   Life
Public opinion, a vulgar, impertinent, anonymous tyrant who deliberate...   Life
The aim of education is the knowledge not of facts but of values.   Life
The enemies of freedom do not argue; they shout and they shoot.   Life
The happiest people seem to be those who have no particular cause for ...   Life
Theater is, of course, a reflection of life. Maybe we have to improve ...   Life
There are no rewards or punishments - only consequences.   Life
There are two kinds of fools: One says, "This is old therefore it is g...   Life
To become a popular religion, it is only necessary for a superstition ...   Life
True faith is belief in the reality of absolute values.   Life
We have enslaved the rest of the animal creation, and have treated our...   Life
Whoever marries the spirit of this age will find himself a widower in ...   Life
Worry is interest paid on trouble before it comes due.   Life