Reality is wrong. Dreams are for real.
The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil and no good, nothing but blind pitiless indifference.
To forbid us anything is to make us have a mind for it.
Abuse of words has been the great instrument of sophistry and chicanery, of party, faction, and division of society.
Every man is guilty of all the good he did not do.
A myth is an image in terms of which we try to make sense of the world.
Those who restrain desire do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained.
The Internet is becoming the town square for the global village of tomorrow.
Our greatest foes - and whom we must chiefly combat - are within.
Parents wonder why the streams are bitter, when they themselves have poisoned the fountain.
Maybe, just once, someone will call me 'Sir' without adding, 'You're making a scene.'
Be like a tree and let the dead leaves drop.
Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense.
Quote me as saying I was mis-quoted.
The idea is to write it so that people hear it and it slides through the brain and goes straight to the heart.
I must uphold my ideals, for perhaps the time will come when I shall be able to carry them out.
I believe today that my conduct is in accordance with the will of the Almighty Creator
Authority, without any condition and reservation, belongs to the nation.
Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
I can see in your eyes, I can see in your faces, I can see you cry. But what I want to say, there's no reason to cry. Do not, in the name of peace, go in the streets and riot.
To the young people I say, you are a gift to your communities and indeed the world. You are our hope and our future.