The day of individual happiness has passed
Obsession is an attractive thing. People who are really, really interested and good at one thing and smart are attractive, if they're men.
In the intellectual order, the virtue of humility is nothing more nor less than the power of attention.
The American people should be made aware of the trend toward monopolization of the great public information vehicles and the concentration of more and more power over public opinion in fewer and fewer hands.
When I had nothing to lose, I had everything. When I stopped being who I am, I found myself.
Enthusiasm... the sustaining power of all great action.
A moral being is one who is capable of reflecting on his past actions and their motives - of approving of some and disapproving of others
Central banks don't have divine wisdom. They try to do the best analysis they can and must be prepared to stand or fall by the quality of that analysis.
Your clothes conceal much of your beauty, yet they hide not the unbeautiful
If from Society we learn to live Tis Solitude should teach us how to die; It hath no flatterers.
A good liar must have a good memory.
In feature films the director is God; in documentary films God is the director
We can work together for a better world with men and women of goodwill, those who radiate the intrinsic goodness of humankind.
Trying to define yourself is like trying to bite your own teeth.
Being unwanted, unloved, uncared for, forgotten by everybody, I think that is a much greater hunger, a much greater poverty than the person who has nothing to eat.
Give up trying to make me give up
Patriotism is usually stronger than class hatred, and always stronger than internationalism.
All battles are fought by scared men who'd rather be some place else.
He alone, who owns the youth, gains the future.
For the meaning of life differs from man to man, from day to day and from hour to hour. What matters, therefore, is not the meaning of life in general but rather the specific meaning of a person's life at a given moment.
But some emotions don't make a lot of noise. It's hard to hear pride. Caring is real faint - like a heartbeat. And pure love why, some days it's so quiet, you don't even know it's there.