Age is a high price to pay for maturity.
Responsibilities gravitate to the person who can shoulder them.
Junk journalism is the evidence of a society that has got at least one thing right, that there should be nobody with the power to dictate where responsible journalism begins
It's not the voting that's democracy; it's the counting
Skill without imagination is craftsmanship and gives us many useful objects such as wickerwork picnic baskets. Imagination without skill gives us modern art.
Revolution is a trivial shift in the emphasis of suffering.
It is better of course to know useless things than to know nothing.
We've traveled too far, and our momentum has taken over; we move idly towards eternity, without possibility of reprieve or hope of explanation
The bad end unhappily, the good unluckily. That is what tragedy means.
The House of Lords, an illusion to which I have never been able to subscribe - responsibility without power, the prerogative of the eunuch throughout the ages.
I still believe that if your aim is to change the world, journalism is a more immediate short-term weapon
The idea that all the people locked up in mental hospitals are sane while all the people walking about are mad is merely a literary cliche, put about by people who should be locked up. I assure you there is not much in it. Taken as a whole, the sane are out there the sick are in here. For example you are in here because you have delusions that sane people are put in mental hospitals.
Life in a box is better than no life at all ... I expect.
From principles is derived probability, but truth or certainty is obtained only from facts.
Eternity's a terrible thought