The idea of freedom is inspiring. But what does it mean? If you are free in a political sense but have no food, what's that? The freedom to starve?
Liberty, according to my metaphysics is a self-determining power in an intellectual agent. It implies thought and choice and power.
Who the hell wants fourteen pairs of shoes when they go on holiday? I haven't had fourteen pairs in my life.
The keenest sorrow is to recognize ourselves as the sole cause of all our adversities.
All is disgust when a man leaves his own nature and does what is unfit.
If the misery of the poor be caused not by the laws of nature, but by our institutions, great is our sin.
What is necessary to change a person is to change his awareness of himself.
I am not now That which I have been.
Of all the things I`ve lost I miss my mind the most.
If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn't sit for a month.
You can have anything in this world you want, if you want it badly enough and you're willing to pay the price.
Any non-commissioned officer is more of an enemy to a recruit, any schoolmaster to a pupil, then they are if they were free.
Nothing is black or white.
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
We are all now connected by the Internet, like neurons in a giant brain.
A jug fills drop by drop.
Common sense is the most widely shared commodity in the world, for every man is convinced that he is well supplied with it.
Dress shabbily and they remember the dress; dress impeccably and they remember the woman.
Television is chewing gum for the eyes.
I have a simple philosophy. Fill what's empty. Empty what's full. And scratch where it itches.
The Declaration of Independence I always considered as a theatrical show. Jefferson ran away with all the stage effect of that... and all the glory of it.