Higgledy-Piggledy 219 Men of Science If they are worthy ot the name they are indeed about God's path and about his bed and spying out all his ways. Sparks Everything matters more than we think it does, and, at the same time, nothing matters so much as we think it does. The merest spark may set all Europe in a blaze, but though all Europe be set in a blaze twenty times over, the world will wag itself right again. Dumb-Bells I regard them with suspicion as academic. Purgatory Time is the only true purgatory. Greatness He is greatest who is most often in men's good thoughts. The Vanity of Human Wishes There is only one thing vainer and that is the having no wishes. Jones's Conscience He said he had not much conscience, and what little he had was guilty. Nihilism The Nihilists do not believe in nothing; they only believe in nothing that does not commend itself to themselves ; that is, they will not allow that anything may be beyond their comprehension. As their comprehension is not great their creed is, after all, very nearly nihil.