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Darkness is only driven out with light, not more darkness.

Darkness is only driven out with light, not more darkness.

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It has to be displayed, this face, on a more or less horizontal plane. Imagine a man wearing a mask, read more

It has to be displayed, this face, on a more or less horizontal plane. Imagine a man wearing a mask, and imagine that the elastic which holds the mask on has just broken, so that the man (rather than let the mask slip off) has to tilt his head back and balance the mask on his real face. This is the kind of tyranny which Lawson's face exerts over the rest of his body as he cruises along the corridors. He doesn't look down his nose at you, he looks along his nose.

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No one but a fool would measure their satisfaction by what the world thinks of it.

No one but a fool would measure their satisfaction by what the world thinks of it.

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There is as much difference between the counsel that a friend giveth, and that a man giveth himself, as there read more

There is as much difference between the counsel that a friend giveth, and that a man giveth himself, as there is between the counsel of a friend and a flatterer.

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The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.

The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.

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The unexamined life is not worth living.

The unexamined life is not worth living.

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The question is not whether we will die, but how we will live.

The question is not whether we will die, but how we will live.

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I think your whole life shows in your face and you should be proud of that.

I think your whole life shows in your face and you should be proud of that.

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Never seem wiser, nor more learned, than the people you are with. Wear your learning, like your watch, in a read more

Never seem wiser, nor more learned, than the people you are with. Wear your learning, like your watch, in a private pocket: and do not merely pull it out and strike it; merely to show that you have one.

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