They are the guiding oracles which man has found out for himself in that great business of ours, of learning how to be, to do, to do without, and to depart.
Category: Aphorisms And Epigrams
The great business of life is to be, to do, to do without and to depart.
They act as if they supposed that to be very sanguine about the general improvement of mankind is a virtue that relieves them from taking trouble about any improvement in particular.
Evolution is not a force but a process. Not a cause but a law.
Literature, the most seductive, the most deceiving, the most dangerous of professions.
Even good opinions are worth very little unless we hold them in the broad, intelligent, and spacious way.
In politics the choice is constantly between two evils.
Category: Politicians And Politics
A proverb is good sense brought to a point.
He who hates vice hates men.