The Catholic and the Communist are alike in assuming that an opponent cannot be both honest and intelligent.
Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past.
Men are only as good as their technical development allows them to be.
It is also true that one can write nothing readable unless one constantly struggles to efface one's own personality. Good prose is like a windowpane.
A tragic situation exists precisely when virtue does not triumph but when it is still felt that man is nobler than the forces which destroy him.
The intellectual is different from the ordinary man, but only in certain sections of his personality, and even then not all the time.