Those who restrain desire do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained.
Patriotism is usually stronger than class hatred, and always stronger than internationalism.
I recommend that the Statue of Liberty be supplemented by a Statue of Responsibility on the west coast.
Sunlight is painting.
I want to put a ding in the universe.
Your clothes conceal much of your beauty, yet they hide not the unbeautiful
Many have had their greatness made for them by their enemies.
Even if you are divine, you don't disdain male consorts.
There is no real ending. It's just the place where you stop the story.
Not simply one of the virtues but the form of every virtue at the testing point, which means at the point of highest reality.
Wine is wonderful stuff. But so many people are put off by the snobbery of it.
The destruction of the past is perhaps the greatest of all crimes.
For the meaning of life differs from man to man, from day to day and from hour to hour. What matters, therefore, is not the meaning of life in general but rather the specific meaning of a person's life at a given moment.
Everything beautiful has a mark of eternity.
Each soul is potentially divine.
After all, science is essentially international, and it is only through lack of the historical sense that national qualities have been attributed to it.
Effective action is always unjust.
Common sense is not so common.
As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.
Reality is wrong. Dreams are for real.
The people who are doing the work are the moving force behind the Macintosh. My job is to create a space for them, to clear out the rest of the organization and keep it at bay.