The face of a man gives us a fuller and more interesting information than his tongue; for his face is the compendium of all he will ever say, as it is the one record of all his thoughts and endeavors.
The doctor sees all the weakness of mankind; the lawyer all the wickedness, the theologian all the stupidity.
The difficulty is to teach the multitude that something can be both true and untrue at the same time.
The bad thing about all religions is that, instead of being able to confess their allegorical nature, they have to conceal it.
Money is human happiness in the abstract: he, then, who is no longer capable of enjoying human happiness in the concrete, devotes his heart entirely to money.