We have enslaved the rest of the animal creation, and have treated our distant cousins in fur and feathers so badly that beyond doubt, if they were able to formulate a religion, they would depict the Devil in human form.
Worry is interest paid on trouble before it comes due.
The aim of education is the knowledge, not of facts, but of values.
Don't break the silence unless you can improve on it.
It is useless for the sheep to pass resolutions in favor of vegetarianism, while the wolf remains of a different opinion.
The happy people are those who are producing something.
Nobody is bored when he is trying to make something that is beautiful or to discover something that is true.
Nature takes away any faculty that is not used.
Experience is a good teacher, but her fees are very high.
The enemies of freedom do not argue; they shout and they shoot.
Whoever marries the spirit of this age will find himself a widower in the next.
A cat can be trusted to purr when she is pleased, which is more than can be said for human beings.
The church is only a secular institution in which the half-educated speak to the half-converted.
It is quite natural and inevitable that, if we spend sixteen hours daily of our waking lives in thinking about the affairs of the world and five minutes in thinking about God and our souls, this world will seem two hundred times more real to us than God.
There are no rewards or punishments - only consequences.
Religion is caught, not taught.
What is originality? Undetected plagiarism.
To marry is to get a binocular view of life.
Joy is the triumph of life; it is the sign that we are living our true life as spiritual beings.
A nation is a society united by a delusion about its ancestry and by common hatred of its neighbours.
Take away fear, and the battle of Freedom is half won.
They who will live for others shall have great troubles, but they shall seem to them small. Those who will live for themselves shall have small troubles, but they shall seem to them great.
The wisdom of the wise is an uncommon degree of common sense.
Faith begins as an experiment, and ends as an experience.
Patriotism varies, from a noble devotion to a moral lunacy.
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