Our knowledge is a receding mirage in an expanding desert of ignorance.
Education is the transmission of civilization.
Most of us spend too much time on the last twenty-four hours and too little on the last six thousand years.
In my youth I stressed freedom, and in my old age I stress order. I have made the great discovery that liberty is a product of order.
Every vice was once a virtue, and may become respectable again, just as hatred becomes respectable in wartime.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.