Celia Green Quotes.
People have been marrying and bringing up children for centuries now. Nothing has ever come of it.
Only the impossible is worth attempting. In everything else one is sure to fail.
The psychology of committees is a special case of the psychology of mobs.
People having religions is an insult to the universe.
It is curious that while one’s education is the part of one’s life over the conditions of which one has least individual control, the results of it are held to brand one irrevocably.
Young people wonder how the adult world can be so boring. The secret is that it is not boring to adults because they have learnt to enjoy simple things like covert malice at one another’s expense.
The remarkable thing about the human mind is its range of limitations.
One of the greatest superstitions of our time is the belief that it has none.
Physics has never been a comfortable subject for human psychology. The desire to regard everything outside the human race’s purview as insignificant, and everything within that purview as firmly under the control of tribal myth and custom, is as strong today as it was in the time of Galileo.
In an autocracy, one person has his way; in an aristocracy, a few people have their way; in a democracy, no one has his way.
The only important thing to realise about history is that it all took place in the last five minutes.
It is easier to study the ‘behavior’ of rats than people, because rats are smaller and have fewer outside commitments. So modern psychology is mostly about rats
The charms of money are distinctly under-represented in literature. There are no songs or poems extolling its virtues. This seems on the face of it strange. The claims of money to be celebrated in verse might well seem to be no less than those of faithful dogs, beautiful women, or jugs of wine.
A narrow mind and a wide mouth usually go together.
Society expresses its sympathy for the geniuses of the past to distract attention from the fact that it has no intention of being sympathetic to the geniuses of the present.
The way to do research is to attack the facts at the point of greatest astonishment.
The human race’s favorite method for being in control of facts is to ignore them.
I cannot write long books; I leave that for those who have nothing to say.
People accept their limitations so as to prevent themselves from wanting anything they might get.