1. “Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.”


2. “There’s only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that’s your own self.”


3. “That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons that history has to teach.”


4. “Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness; it is generally the by-product of other activities.”


5. “That all men are equal is a proposition which at ordinary times no sane individual has ever given his assent.”


6. “Technological progress has merely provided us with more efficient means for going backwards.”


7. “An intellectual is a person who has discovered something more interesting than sex.”


8. “Experience teaches only the teachable.”