He alone, who owns the youth, gains the future.
Don't take the wrong side of an argument just because your opponent has taken the right side.
Of puns it has been said that those who most dislike them are those who are least able to utter them.
Modesty and conscientiousness receive their reward only in novels. In life they are exploited and then shoved aside.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
What is to give light must endure burning.
Sanity is a madness put to good uses.
All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.
Until we're educating every kid in a fantastic way, until every inner city is cleaned up, there is no shortage of things to do.
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.
Any product that needs a manual to work is broken.
Delay always breeds danger. To protract a great design is often to ruin it.
The idea is to write it so that people hear it and it slides through the brain and goes straight to the heart.
Keep things at arm's length... If you let anything come too near you want to hold on to it. And there is nothing a man can hold on to.
Even if you are divine, you don't disdain male consorts.
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.
The destruction of the past is perhaps the greatest of all crimes.
But there is only one thing which gathers people into seditious commotion, and that is oppression
Anything that makes weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
All men are liable to error; and most men are, in many points, by passion or interest, under temptation to it.
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.