A Gentleman in Moscow
“It is the business of the times to change, Mr. Halecki. And it is the business of gentlemen to change with them.”
The Denial of Death
"...it is not enough to change the structure of society in order to bring a new world into being; the psychology of man also has to be changed."
Memoirs of Hadrian
"Life was to me a horse to whose motion one yields, but only after having trained the animal to the utmost."
“Waste no more time arguing about what a good man should be. Be one.”
"The aim of the sculptor is to convince us that he is a sculptor; the aim of the orator, is to convince us that he is not an orator."