The worst sin towards our fellow creatures is not to hate them, but to be indifferent to them: that’s the essence of inhumanity.
What is life but a series of inspired follies? The difficulty is to find them to do. Never lose a chance: it doesn’t come every day.
The truth is, hardly any of us have ethical energy enough for more than one really inflexible point of honor.
The fact that a believer is happier than a skeptic is no more to the point than the fact that a drunken man is happier than a sober one.
The confusion of marriage with morality has done more to destroy the conscience of the human race than any other single error.
Revolutionary movements attract those who are not good enough for established institutions as well as those who are too good for them.