Effective action is always unjust.
What is to give light must endure burning.
Light thinks it travels faster than anything but it is wrong. No matter how fast light travels, it finds the darkness has always got there first, and is waiting for it.
Television is chewing gum for the eyes.
We need to keep hope alive and strive to do better.
Your personal nature seeks its paradise.
Don't send me flowers when I'm dead. If you like me, send them while I'm alive.
I have noticed that nothing I have never said ever did me any harm.
Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder.
Those who hammer their guns into plows, will plow for those who do not.
I'm not a genius. I'm just a tremendous bundle of experience.
You don't have to be the Dalai Lama to tell people that life's about change.
You can't deny laughter; when it comes, it plops down in your favorite chair and stays as long as it wants.
The day of individual happiness has passed
There is nothing more miserable in the world than to arrive in paradise and look like your passport photo.
We are all worms, but I do believe that I am a glow-worm.
The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.
If the only prayer you said was thank you, that would be enough.
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?
I can see in your eyes, I can see in your faces, I can see you cry. But what I want to say, there's no reason to cry. Do not, in the name of peace, go in the streets and riot.
All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.