"Whatever universe a professor believes in must at any rate be a universe that lends itself to lengthy discourse. A universe definable in two sentences is something for which the professorial intellect has no use. No faith in anything of that cheap kind!"
"What we have to do, what at any rate it is our duty to do, is to revive the old art of Lying."
"Those who have never had a father can at any rate never know the sweets of losing one. To most men the death of his father is a new lease of life."
"Men do not understand books until they have a certain amount of life, or at any rate no man understands a deep book, until he has seen and lived at least part of its contents."