The two offices of memory are collection and distribution.
If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn't sit for a month.
The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil and no good, nothing but blind pitiless indifference.
The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew.
The death of a beautiful woman, is unquestionably the most poetical topic in the world.
Face the facts of being what you are, for that is what changes what you are.
A hero cannot be a hero unless in a heroic world.
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.
I'll always be poor in my mind.
Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us.
It is a process of diverting one's scattered forces into one powerful channel.
Wine is wonderful stuff. But so many people are put off by the snobbery of it.
There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.
All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.
Give up trying to make me give up
We are all now connected by the Internet, like neurons in a giant brain.
Wisely, and slow. They stumble that run fast.
Don't take the wrong side of an argument just because your opponent has taken the right side.
Freedom is from within.
Some newspapers are fit only to line the bottom of bird cages.
At the heart of all beauty lies something inhuman.