Never feel remorse for what you have thought about your wife; she has thought much worse things about you.
In politics, yesterday's lie is attacked only to flatter today's.
I should have no use for a paradise in which I should be deprived of the right to prefer hell.
Stupidity, outrage, vanity, cruelty, iniquity, bad faith, falsehood - we fail to see the whole array when it is facing in the same direction as we.
A few great minds are enough to endow humanity with monstrous power, but a few great hearts are not enough to make us worthy of using it.
To say of men that they are bad is to say they are worse than we think we are, or worse than the ideal man whose image we have built up on the basis of a certain few.
Somebody told me I should put a pebble in my mouth to cure my stuttering. Well, I tried it, and during a scene I swallowed the pebble. That was the end of that.
Theories pass. The frog remains.
Truth is always served by great minds, even if they fight it.
One kills a man, one is an assassin; one kills millions, one is a conqueror; one kills everybody, one is a god.
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