Be frank and explicit. That is the right line to take when you wish to conceal your own mind and to confuse the minds of others.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
Language is very powerful. Language does not just describe reality. Language creates the reality it describes.
You can best serve civilization by being against what usually passes for it.
We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.
I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
If you have no problems, then you have no clue to what is going.
A man is literally what he thinks.
Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.
By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is the easiest; and third, by experience, which is the bitterest.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
Tell the truth. Sing with passion. Work with laughter. Love with heart. 'Cause that's all that matters in the end.
Whatever it is you're seeking won't come in the form you're expecting.
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
A house divided against itself cannot stand.
If you place your head in a lion's mouth, then you cannot complain one day if he happens to bite it off.
Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.
Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool.
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.