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Our true passions are selfish.
The first qualification for a historian is to have no ability to invent.
Logic is neither an art nor a science but a dodge.
Every great action is extreme when it is undertaken. Only after it
God’s only excuse is that he does not exist.
She had caprices of a marvellous unexpectedness, and how is any one to imitate a caprice?
People are less self-conscious in the intimacy of family life and during
I do not feel I have wisdom enough yet to love what is ugly.
True love makes the thought of death frequent, easy, without terrors; it merely becomes the
Love has always been the most important business in my life, I should say the only one.
It is with blows dealt by public contempt that a husband kills
Mathematics allows for no hypocrisy and no vagueness.
I think the person who has had more experience of hardships can
As far as I understand, the Second Coming is already here. It’s
The Penguin books are splendid value for sixpence, so splendid that if
I was very happy sitting alone at a dining room table, writing a script.
When asked by a grumpily puzzled professor what “rules” he followed, Debussy
One of the interesting things is is that Judaism was very attractive
I have always noticed that when people consider others eccentric, it is
There may be dead ground in between; and I may not have