There's no such thing as perfect writing, just like there's no such thing as perfect despair.
If from Society we learn to live Tis Solitude should teach us how to die; It hath no flatterers.
The spirit of man is an inward flame; a lamp the world blows upon but never puts out.
He who possesses most must be most afraid of loss.
It is a mistake to think you can solve any major problems just with potatoes.
You can't deny laughter; when it comes, it plops down in your favorite chair and stays as long as it wants.
It is a good rule in life never to apologize. The right sort of people do not want apologies, and the wrong sort take a mean advantage of them.
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.
Self-esteem comes from being able to define the world in your own terms and refusing to abide by the judgments of others.
A hero cannot be a hero unless in a heroic world.
Where grief is fresh, any attempt to divert it only irritates.
At the heart of all beauty lies something inhuman.
Give up trying to make me give up
A moral being is one who is capable of reflecting on his past actions and their motives - of approving of some and disapproving of others
He who surpasses or subdues mankind must look down on the hate of those below.
The destruction of the past is perhaps the greatest of all crimes.
A good goal is like a strenuous exercise - it makes you stretch.
Real stupidity beats artificial intelligence every time.
We can't become what we need to be by remaining what we are.
Don't take the wrong side of an argument just because your opponent has taken the right side.
Central banks don't have divine wisdom. They try to do the best analysis they can and must be prepared to stand or fall by the quality of that analysis.