Mixing one's wines may be a mistake, but old and new wisdom mix admirably.
Unhappy the land that is in need of heroes.
What they could do with 'round here is a good war. What else can you expect with peace running wild all over the place? You know what the trouble with peace is? No organization.
The world of knowledge takes a crazy turn when teachers themselves are taught to learn.
Right is its own defense.
Intelligence is not to make no mistakes, but quickly to see how to make them good.
He who laughs has not yet heard the bad news.
Whenever there are great virtues, it's a sure sign something's wrong.
The finest plans have always been spoiled by the littleness of them that should carry them out. Even emperors can't do it all by themselves.
Temptation to behave is terrible.
Do not fear death so much but rather the inadequate life.
People remain what they are even if their faces fall apart.
Everyone chases after happiness, not noticing that happiness is right at their heels.
One forgets too easily the difference between a man and his image, and that there is none between the sound of his voice on the screen and in real life.
You don't need to pray to God any more when there are storms in the sky, but you do have to be insured.
To live means to finesse the processes to which one is subjugated.
Don't be afraid of death so much as an inadequate life.
Grub first, then ethics.
Science knows only one commandment - contribute to science.
Because things are the way they are, things will not stay the way they are.
What is the robbing of a bank compared to the founding of a bank?
There are many elements to a campaign. Leadership is number one. Everything else is number two.
Sometimes it's more important to be human, than to have good taste.
Society cannot share a common communication system so long as it is split into warring factions.
People are too durable, that's their main trouble. They can do too much to themselves, they last too long.