"Ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you mad."
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"To travel is to discover that everyone is wrong about other countries."
"We participate in tragedy. At comedy we only look."
"Most of one's life is one prolonged effort to prevent oneself thinking."
"Thought must be divided against itself before it can come to any knowledge of itself."
"There is no substitute for talent. Industry and all the virtues are of no avail."
"Speed, it seems to me, provides the one genuinely modern pleasure."
"The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude."
"Those who believe that they are exclusively in the right are generally those who achieve something."
"Proverbs are always platitudes until you have personally experienced the truth of them."
"Orthodoxy is the diehard of the world of thought. It learns not, neither can it forget."
"To his dog, every man is Napoleon; hence the constant popularity of dogs."
"Idealism is the noble toga that political gentlemen drape over their will to power."
"Speed provides the one genuinely modern pleasure."
"After silence that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music."
"The quality of moral behavior varies in inverse ratio to the number of human beings involved."
"Man approaches the unattainable truth through a succession of errors."
"Every man's memory is his private literature."
"People will insist on treating the mons Veneris as though it were Mount Everest. Too silly!"
"Most human beings have an infinite capacity for taking things for granted."
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