The distinctions separating the social classes are false; in the last analysis they rest on force.
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
Category: Common Sense
One strength of the communist system of the East is that it has some of the character of a religion and inspires the emotions of a religion.
Category: Communism And Socialism
On the other hand, the concept owes its meaning and its justification exclusively to the totality of the sense impressions which we associate with it.
You cannot simultaneously prevent and prepare for war.
It gives me great pleasure indeed to see the stubbornness of an incorrigible nonconformist warmly acclaimed.
Confusion of goals and perfection of means seems, in my opinion, to characterize our age.
Never do anything against conscience even if the state demands it.
A hundred times every day I remind myself that my inner and outer life depend on the labors of other men, living and dead, and that I must exert myself in order to give in the same measure as I have received and am still receiving.
Each of us is here for a brief sojourn; for what purpose he knows not, though he senses it. But without deeper reflection one knows from daily life that one exists for other people.
How strange is the lot of us mortals! Each of us is here for a brief sojourn; for what purpose he knows not, though he senses it. But without deeper reflection one knows from daily life that one exists for other people.
The ideas that have lighted my way and, time after time, have given me new courage to face life cheerfully have been Kindness, Beauty, and Truth.
To put it boldly, it is the attempt at a posterior reconstruction of existence by the process of conceptualization.
The legs are the wheels of creativity.
The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.