Liberty, according to my metaphysics is a self-determining power in an intellectual agent. It implies thought and choice and power.
He who would accomplish little must sacrifice little; he who would achieve much must sacrifice much; he who would attain highly must sacrifice greatly.
That which costs little is less valued.
I just want to retire before I go senile because if I don't retire before I go senile, then I'll do more damage than good at that point.
The spirit of man is an inward flame; a lamp the world blows upon but never puts out.
Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead.
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.
The cloud is free only to go with the wind. The rain is free only in falling.
Every beauty which is seen here by persons of perception resembles more than anything else that celestial source from which we all are come.
At the bottom of enmity between strangers lies indifference.
A great city is the place to escape the true drama of provincial life, and find solace in fantasy.
You will always be fond of me. I represent to you all the sins you never had the courage to commit.
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.
All men are prepared to accomplish the incredible if their ideals are threatened.
Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.
My government will be open. Anyone found guilty of corruption will be dealt with in accordance with the law. If you are corrupt you will have to hang your boots.
Computers are useless. They can only give you answers.
In terms of an identity, an identity reflects an individuality, by definition. And, if there is a quality present, it is recognizable and it can be named. If you can't name it, it means you don't recognize it.
Sunlight is painting.
If one is to be called a liar, one may as well make an effort to deserve the name.
You can have everything in life that you want if you just give enough other people what they want.