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(1830—1916), German writer, Aphorisms, 1880
We are so vain that we even care for the opinion of those we don't care for.
Insane people are always sure that they are fine. It is only the sane people who are willing to admit that they are crazy.
If pregnancy were a book, they would cut the last two chapters.
Love your enemies. It makes them so damned mad.
To err is human, but to really foul things up you need a computer.
Man is ready to die for an idea, provided that idea is not quite clear to him.
A child is a curly, dimpled lunatic.
Children are all foreigners. We treat them as such.
Grow angry slowly--there's plenty of time.
In America the geography is sublime, but the men are not; the inventions are excellent, but the inventors one is sometimes ashamed of.