"If history repeats itself, and the unexpected always happens, how incapable must Man be of learning from experience."
"All fixed set patterns are incapable of adaptability or pliability. The truth is outside of all fixed patterns."
"He who is incapable of feeling strong passions, of being shaken by anger, of living in every sense of the word, will never be a good actor."
"Those who are incapable of committing great crimes do not readily suspect them in others."
"A competent and self-confident person is incapable of jealousy in anything. Jealousy is invariably a symptom of neurotic insecurity."
"Although it has been said by men of more wit than wisdom, and perhaps more malice than either, that women are naturally incapable of acting prudently, or that they are necessarily determined to folly, I must by no means grant it."
"No student of Chinese history can say that the Chinese are incapable of religious experience, even when judged by the standards of medieval Europe or pious India."
"Concepts, like individuals, have their histories and are just as incapable of withstanding the ravages of time as are individuals. But in and through all this they retain a kind of homesickness for the scenes of their childhood."
"It has been argued that British girls are incapable of deep feeling or brilliant acting owing to their lack of temperament. This, I am positive, is not true."
"The beauty of a strong, lasting commitment is often best understood by men incapable of it."