Nothing is more dreadful than a cold, unimpassioned indulgence. And love infallibly becomes cold and unimpassioned when it is too lightly made.
Science [is] that wonderfully convenient personification of the opinions, at a certain date, of Professors X, Y, and Z....
Bondage is the life of personality, and for bondage the personal self will fight with tireless resourcefulness and the most stubborn cunning.
We cannot reason ourselves out of our basic irrationality. All we can do is learn the art of being irrational in a reasonable way.
I'm sick. I've eaten civilisation and I'm sick.
Nobody can have the consolations of religion or philosophy unless he has first experienced their desolations.