A philosopher is a blind man in a dark room looking for a black cat that isn't there. A theologian is the man who finds it.
The world always makes the assumption that the exposure of an error is identical with the discovery of truth - that the error and truth are simply opposite. They are nothing of the sort. What the world turns to, when it is cured on one error, is usually simply another error, and maybe one worse than the first one.
As animals go, even in so limited a space as our world, man is botched and ridiculous. Few other brutes are so stupid, so docile or so cowardly.
JUDGE n A law student who marks his own papers.
The best teacher is not the one who knows most but the one who is most capable of reducing knowledge to that simple compound of the obvious and wonderful.
A church is a place in which gentlemen who have never been to heaven brag about it to persons who will never get there.