Abuse of words has been the great instrument of sophistry and chicanery, of party, faction, and division of society.
It is piracy, not overt online music stores, which is our main competitor.
My idea of an agreeable person is a person who agrees with me.
When people start asking you to do the same thing over and over again, that's when you know you're way too close to something that you don't want to be near.
But there is only one thing which gathers people into seditious commotion, and that is oppression
Quote me as saying I was mis-quoted.
At the heart of all beauty lies something inhuman.
Let us try to teach generosity and altruism, because we are born selfish.
I must uphold my ideals, for perhaps the time will come when I shall be able to carry them out.
Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world.
If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and man.
Memory... is an internal rumour.
We do not have to visit a madhouse to find disordered minds; our planet is the mental institution of the universe.
In the increasingly convincing darkness the words become palpable, like a fruit that is too beautiful to eat.
There are two things children should get from their parents: roots and wings.
The greatness of a man is not in how much wealth he acquires, but in his integrity and his ability to affect those around him positively.
There are no facts, only interpretations.
If you follow every dream, you might get lost.
Give them pleasure. The same pleasure they have when they wake up from a nightmare.
Comedy is acting out optimism.
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.