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The pious pretense that evil does not exist only makes it vague, enormous and menacing.
Falsehood is invariably the child of fear in one form or another.
Chinese civilisation is so systematic that wild animals have been abolished on principle.
Intolerance is evidence of impotence.
The conscience of the world is so guilty that it always assumes that people who investigate heresies must be heretics; just as if a doctor…
To me a book is a message from the gods to mankind; or, if not, should never be published at all.
The ordinary man looking at a mountain is like an illiterate person confronted with a Greek manuscript.
Paganism is wholesome because it faces the facts of life.
The people who have really made history are the martyrs.
The supreme satisfaction is to be able to despise one’s neighbor and this fact goes far to account for religious intolerance. It is evidently consoling…
Ordinary morality is only for ordinary people.
I have never grown out of the infantile belief that the universe was made for me to suck.
Part of the public horror of sexual irregularity so-called is due to the fact that everyone knows himself essentially guilty.
In the absence of willpower the most complete collection of virtues and talents is wholly worthless.
To read a newspaper is to refrain from reading something worth while. The first discipline of education must therefore be to refuse resolutely to feed…
I was not content to believe in a personal devil and serve him, in the ordinary sense of the word. I wanted to get hold…
I slept with faith and found a corpse in my arms on awakening; I drank and danced all night with doubt and found her a…
If one were to take the bible seriously one would go mad. But to take the bible seriously, one must be already mad.
Indubitably, magic is one of the subtlest and most difficult of the sciences and arts. There is more opportunity for errors of comprehension, judgment and…
I can imagine myself on my death-bed, spent utterly with lust to touch the next world, like a boy asking for his first kiss from…
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