Great men, unknown to their generation, have their fame among the great who have preceded them, and all true worldly fame subsides from their high estimate beyond the stars.
Dreams must be heeded and accepted. For a great many of them come true.
A novel is balanced between a few true impressions and the multitude of false ones that make up most of what we call life.
My great religion is a belief in the blood, the flesh, as being wiser than the intellect. We can go wrong in our minds. But what our blood feels and believes and says, is always true. The intellect is only a bit and a bridle.
It is a great advantage for a system of philosophy to be substantially true.
Technology has advanced more in the last thirty years than in the previous two thousand. The exponential increase in advancement will only continue. Anthropological Commentary The opposite of a trivial truth is false; the opposite of a great truth is also true.
Every man is said to have his peculiar ambition. Whether it be true or not, I can say for one that I have no other so great as that of being truly esteemed of my fellow men, by rendering myself worthy of their esteem.
There are trivial truths and the great truths. The opposite of a trivial truth is plainly false. The opposite of a great truth is also true.
The light that radiates from the great novels time can never dim, for human existence is perpetually being forgotten by man and thus the novelists discoveries, however old they may be, will never cease to astonish.
Clearly romantic comedy is my franchise genre, I don't mind saying that, it's true. I love doing them and hopefully always will do them.
Everything has a natural explanation. The moon is not a god, but a great rock, and the sun a hot rock.
Complexity is one of the great problems in environmental design.
Disobedience is the true foundation of liberty. The obedient must be slaves.
Many great actions are committed in small struggles.
Wherever we've travelled in this great land of ours, we've found that people everywhere are about 90% water.
I think that I used to love Hollywood movies. I remember great phases and moments. But, unfortunately, now is not the moment.
Bisexuality immediately doubles your chances for a date on Saturday night.
True science teaches, above all, to doubt and to be ignorant.
Atheism is aristocratic; the idea of a great Being that watches over oppressed innocence and punishes triumphant crime is altogether popular.
I think it's great if a guy has a good sized package.
Here is true immorality: ignorance and stupidity; the devil is nothing but this. His name is Legion.
What distinguishes a great artist from a weak one is first their sensibility and tenderness; second, their imagination, and third, their industry.
I would love to spend all my time writing to you; I'd love to share with you all that goes through my mind, all that weighs on my heart, all that gives air to my soul; phantoms of art, dreams that would be so beautiful if they could come true.
With a great poet the sense of Beauty overcomes every other consideration, or rather obliterates all consideration.
That some achieve great success, is proof to all that others can achieve it as well.