Knowledge is the eye of desire and can become the pilot of the soul.
Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance.
One of the lessons of history is that nothing is often a good thing to do and always a clever thing to say.
I hate the outdoors. To me the outdoors is where the car is.
Civilization begins with order, grows with liberty, and dies with chaos.
Civilization exists by geological consent, subject to change without notice.
It is an illuminating sign of beauty's generation by desire, that when the object of desire is securely won, the sense of its beauty languishes; few men are philosopher enough to desire what they have, and fewer still can find beauty in what no longer stirs desire.