The stupid neither forgive nor forget; the naive forgive and forget; the wise forgive but do not forget.
In the past, men created witches: now they create mental patients.
Permissiveness is the principle of treating children as if they were adults; and the tactic of making sure they never reach that stage.
Boredom is the feeling that everything is a waste of time; serenity, that nothing is.
Every act of conscious learning requires the willingness to suffer an injury to one's self-esteem. That is why young children, before they are aware of their own self-importance, learn so easily.
If the dead talk to you, you are a spiritualist; if God talks to you, you are a schizophrenic.