The word 'good' has many meanings. For example, if a man were to shoot his grandmother at a range of five hundred yards, I should call him a good shot, but not necessarily a good man.
I don't watch television, I think it destroys the art of talking about oneself.
The right of a nation to kill a tyrant in case of necessity can no more be doubted than to hang a robber, or kill a flea.
Moonlight is sculpture.
Every beauty which is seen here by persons of perception resembles more than anything else that celestial source from which we all are come.
I sound my barbaric yawp over the rooftops of the world.
I am not interested in picking up crumbs of compassion thrown from the table of someone who considers himself my master. I want the full menu of rights.
I apologize for lying to you. I promise I won't deceive you except in matters of this sort.
I am one of those who think like Nobel, that humanity will draw more good than evil from new discoveries.
There are two things children should get from their parents: roots and wings.
The speed of the leader is the speed of the gang.
When it is not in our power to determine what is true, we ought to follow what is most probable.
A myth is an image in terms of which we try to make sense of the world.
The death of a beautiful woman, is unquestionably the most poetical topic in the world.
Jests that give pains are not jests.
Young heads take example of the ancient.
If you never stop when you wave goodbye you just might find, if you give it time, you will wave hello again...
The advantage of a bad memory is that one enjoys several times the same good thing for the first time.
To the young people I say, you are a gift to your communities and indeed the world. You are our hope and our future.
I used to desire many, many things, but now I have just one desire, and thats to get rid of all my other desires.
Don't tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.