All battles are fought by scared men who'd rather be some place else.
Like religion, politics, and family planning, cereal is not a topic to be brought up in public. It's too controversial.
The speed of the leader is the speed of the gang.
Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears.
Not simply one of the virtues but the form of every virtue at the testing point, which means at the point of highest reality.
If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and man.
We do not have to visit a madhouse to find disordered minds; our planet is the mental institution of the universe.
If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true is really true, there would be little hope of advance.
It's better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone.
You will always be fond of me. I represent to you all the sins you never had the courage to commit.
Passion goes, Boredom remains.
We often discover what will do by finding out what will not do; and probably he who never made a mistake never made a discovery.
Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died.
External nature is only internal nature writ large.
Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.
There are no facts, only interpretations.
Authority, without any condition and reservation, belongs to the nation.
As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.
You sort of start thinking anything's possible if you've got enough nerve.
The mystery of the beginning of all things is insoluble by us; and I for one must be content to remain an agnostic
All satire is blind to the forces liberated by decay. Which is why total decay has absorbed the forces of satire.