The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil and no good, nothing but blind pitiless indifference.
Learn to give, whether you have plenty or little, whether you are happy or in pain.
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.
Who are you to judge the life I live? I know I'm not perfect-and I don't live to be-but before you start pointing fingers... make sure your hands are clean!
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.
Courage is grace under pressure.
Religion and art spring from the same root and are close kin. Economics and art are strangers.
Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died.
Quote me as saying I was mis-quoted.
In the rush for justice it is important not to lose sight of principles the country holds dear.
Of puns it has been said that those who most dislike them are those who are least able to utter them.
We are all worms, but I do believe that I am a glow-worm.
I do not argue with obstinate men. I act in spite of them.
When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.
The more you like yourself, the less you are like anyone else, which makes you unique.
Every time you are tempted to react in the same old way, ask if you want to be a prisoner of the past or a pioneer of the future.
Never lend your car to someone you've given birth to.
Radical simply means 'grasping things at the root'.
The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.
I am not interested in picking up crumbs of compassion thrown from the table of someone who considers himself my master. I want the full menu of rights.
Moonlight is sculpture.