Politics is the art of preventing people from taking part in affairs which properly concern them.That is such a feast of provocation on which to savor...
The trouble with our times is that the future is not what it used to be.
What others think of us would be of little moment did it not, when known, so deeply tinge what we think of ourselves.
A businessman is a hybrid of a dancer and a calculator.
Love is being stupid together.
The best way to make your dreams come true is to wake up.
If some great catastrophe is not announced every morning, we feel a certain void. "Nothing in the paper today," we sigh.
The painter should not paint what he sees, but what will be seen.
The world acquires value only through its extremes and endures only through moderation; extremists make the world great, the moderates give it stability.
There is no word in isolation.
Thinker! That ridiculous name, and yet one could find a man who would be neither a philosopher nor a poet, not definable by the object of his thought nor by his quest after some exterior goal, such as a book, a doctrine, a science, the truth . . . but who would be a thinker in the same way as one is a dancer, using his mind the way the dancer uses his muscles and nerves . . . an artist not so much of knowledge but of himself.