When love is suppressed hate takes its place
There is nothing that war has ever achieved we could not better achieve without it.
The by-product is sometimes more valuable than the product.
Still, whether we like it or not, the task of speeding up the decrease of the human population becomes increasingly urgent.
No act can be quite so intimate as the sexual embrace.
In philosophy, it is not the attainment of the goal that matters, it is the things that are met along the way.
For every fresh stage in our lives we need a fresh education, and there is no stage for which so little educational preparation is made as that which follows the reproductive period.
Education, whatever else it should or should not be, must be an inoculation against the poisons of life and an adequate equipment in knowledge and skill for meeting the chances of life.
What we call progress is the exchange of one nuisance for another nuisance.
When love is suppressed hate takes its place.
The relation of the individual person to the species he belongs to is the most intimate of all relations.
There is a very intimate connection between hypnotic phenomena and religion.
It is only the great men who are truly obscene. If they had not dared to be obscene, they could never have dared to be great.
It is on our failures that we base a new and different and better success.
Man lives by imagination.
All the art of living lies in a fine mingling of letting go and holding on.
Dreams are real as long as they last. Can we say more of life
Every man of genius sees the world at a different angle from his fellows, and there is his tragedy.
Sex lies at the root of life, and we can never learn to reverence life until we know how to understand sex.
Failing to find in women exactly the same kind of sexual emotions, as they find in themselves, men have concluded that there are none there at all.
Charm - which means the power to effect work without employing brute force - is indispensable to women. Charm is a woman's strength just as strength is a man's charm.
Every man of genius sees the world at a different angle from his fellows, and there is his tragedy
One can know nothing of giving aught that is worthy to give unless one also knows how to take
The place where optimism flourishes most is the lunatic asylum.
The place where optimism flourishes most is the lunatic asylum