Confidence: The feeling that makes one believe a man, even when one knows that one would lie in his place
Economic independence is the foundation of the only sort of freedom worth a damn
Immorality: the morality of those who are having a better time
There is something even more valuable to civilization than wisdom, and that is character
Temptation is an irresistible force at work on a movable body
Adultery is the application of democracy to love
Religion is fundamentally opposed to everything I hold in veneration - courage, clear thinking, honesty, fairness, and above all, love of the truth
Injustice is relatively easy to bear; what stings is justice.
Criticism is prejudice made plausible.
I believe that religion, generally speaking, has been a curse to mankind - that its modest and greatly overestimated services on the ethical side have been more than overcome by the damage it has done to clear and honest thinkin
We must respect the other fellow's religion,but only in the sense and to the extent that we respect his theory that his wife is beautiful and his children smart.
The more a man dreams, the less he believes
It takes a long while for a naturally trustful person to reconcile himself to the idea that after all God will not help him
Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.
Love is like war; easy to begin but very hard to stop