Abuse of words has been the great instrument of sophistry and chicanery, of party, faction, and division of society.
A designer is an emerging synthesis of artist, inventor, mechanic, objective economist and evolutionary strategist.
It's sad when someone you know becomes someone you knew.
When the dog looks at you, the dog is not thinking what kind of a person you are. The dog is not judging you.
Everything is vague to a degree you do not realize till you have tried to make it precise.
It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.
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
Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.
What's with you men? Would hair stop growing on your chest if you asked directions somewhere?
I have often been accused of putting my foot in my mouth, but I will never put my hand in your pockets
I feel as if I were a piece in a game of chess, when my opponent says of it: That piece cannot be moved.
That which costs little is less valued.
All that spirits desire, spirits attain.
Tell me thy company, and I shall tell thee what thou art.
The right of a nation to kill a tyrant in case of necessity can no more be doubted than to hang a robber, or kill a flea.
Radical simply means 'grasping things at the root'.
The English contribution to world cuisine - the chip.
Self-esteem comes from being able to define the world in your own terms and refusing to abide by the judgments of others.
It is the story that owns and directs us. It is the thing that makes us different from cattle; it is the mark on the face that sets one people apart from their neighbors.
Parents wonder why the streams are bitter, when they themselves have poisoned the fountain.
Wisely, and slow. They stumble that run fast.