A heresy can spring only from a system that is in full vigor.
Action is at bottom a swinging and flailing of the arms to regain one's balance and keep afloat.
An empty head is not really empty; it is stuffed with rubbish. Hence the difficulty of forcing anything into an empty head.
Charlatanism of some degree is indispensable to effective leadership.
Compassion is the antitoxin of the soul: where there is compassion even the most poisonous impulses remain relatively harmless.
Every new adjustment is a crisis in self-esteem.
Ancora un po' e avrò letto tutto ciò che ha pubblicato Hoffer. Poi avrò molto da dire, almeno dopo che avrò letto anche il suo amato Montaigne.