We princes are set as it were upon stages in the sight and view of the world.
In the rush for justice it is important not to lose sight of principles the country holds dear.
Deep in the human unconscious is a pervasive need for a logical universe that makes sense. But the real universe is always one step beyond logic.
The Declaration of Independence I always considered as a theatrical show. Jefferson ran away with all the stage effect of that... and all the glory of it.
People think I'm a miserable sod but it's only because I get asked such bloody miserable questions.
No matter how thin you slice it, there will always be two sides.
All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.
The spirit of man is an inward flame; a lamp the world blows upon but never puts out.
Common looking people are the best in the world: that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.
There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
Ladies who play with fire must remember that smoke gets in their eyes.
Children's talent to endure stems from their ignorance of alternatives.
I want to put a ding in the universe.
Christmas to a child is the first terrible proof that to travel hopefully is better than to arrive.
If the misery of the poor be caused not by the laws of nature, but by our institutions, great is our sin.
In terms of an identity, an identity reflects an individuality, by definition. And, if there is a quality present, it is recognizable and it can be named. If you can't name it, it means you don't recognize it.
You hear a lot of dialogue on the death of the American family. Families aren't dying. They're merging into big conglomerates.
The paranoid is never entirely mistaken.
You sort of start thinking anything's possible if you've got enough nerve.
Nothing is black or white.
If a dog will not come to you after having looked you in the face, you should go home and examine your conscience.