As long as we believe in absurdities we shall continue to commit atrocities.
Too often we enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought.
Advice to intellectuals: let no-one represent you.
Young heads take example of the ancient.
To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan; you should wear it inside, where it functions best.
There is not such a cradle of democracy upon the earth as the Free Public Library, this republic of letters, where neither rank, office, nor wealth receives the slightest consideration.
I must not write a word to you about politics, because you are a woman.
I do not argue with obstinate men. I act in spite of them.
He who never made a mistake, never made a discovery.
Television is chewing gum for the eyes.
Wisely, and slow. They stumble that run fast.
My idea of an agreeable person is a person who agrees with me.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Thought is free.
The good times of today are the sad thoughts of tomorrow.
Purity of heart is to will one thing.
I've always had an obligation to creation, above all.
Being an intellectual creates a lot of questions and no answers.
Good actions ennoble us, and we are the sons of our deeds.
I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by.
Do unto those downstream as you would have those upstream do unto you.