Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.
Able, was the verdict of his superiors. Perhaps, (and they would shake their heads, would significantly lower their voices) a little too able.
Great is truth, but still greater, from a practical point of view, is silence about truth.
Mental excess could produce, for its own purposes, the voluntary blindness and deafness of deliberate solitude, the artificial impotence of asceticism.
For in spite of language, in spite of intelligence and intuition and sympathy, one can never really communicate anything to anybody.
The brotherhood of men does not imply their equality. Families have their fools and their men of genius, their black sheep and their saints, their worldly successes and their worldly failures. A man should treat his brothers lovingly and with justice, according to the deserts of each. But the deserts of every brother are not the same.