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.
Those who restrain desire do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained.
A difference of opinion is what makes horse racing and missionaries.
You can have everything in life that you want if you just give enough other people what they want.
No matter how thin you slice it, there will always be two sides.
In ballet a complicated story is impossible to tell... we can't dance synonyms.
There is no limit to the amount of good you can do if you don't care who gets the credit.
A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age.
Self-esteem comes from being able to define the world in your own terms and refusing to abide by the judgments of others.
Usually when people are sad, they don't do anything. They just cry over their condition. But when they get angry, they bring about a change.
Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel.
Effective action is always unjust.
You can't deny laughter; when it comes, it plops down in your favorite chair and stays as long as it wants.
Once you label me you negate me.
Go on, get out. Last words are for fools who haven't said enough.
The cloud is free only to go with the wind. The rain is free only in falling.
He alone, who owns the youth, gains the future.
Being unwanted, unloved, uncared for, forgotten by everybody, I think that is a much greater hunger, a much greater poverty than the person who has nothing to eat.
Anxiety is the dizziness of freedom.
All battles are fought by scared men who'd rather be some place else.
If you talk bad about country music, it's like saying bad things about my momma. Them's fightin' words.