I am not ashamed to confess that I am ignorant of what I do not know.
A hero cannot be a hero unless in a heroic world.
Charity ... is the opium of the privileged.
Radical simply means 'grasping things at the root'.
For a moment, nothing happened. Then, after a second or so, nothing continued to happen.
The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision.
Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.
Science is not only compatible with spirituality; it is a profound source of spirituality.
I used to desire many, many things, but now I have just one desire, and thats to get rid of all my other desires.
Each soul is potentially divine.
Wisely, and slow. They stumble that run fast.
The right of a nation to kill a tyrant in case of necessity can no more be doubted than to hang a robber, or kill a flea.
We do not have to visit a madhouse to find disordered minds; our planet is the mental institution of the universe.
My specialty is detached malevolence.
The death of a beautiful woman, is unquestionably the most poetical topic in the world.
Sanity is a madness put to good uses.
Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
Don't send me flowers when I'm dead. If you like me, send them while I'm alive.
Common sense is the most widely shared commodity in the world, for every man is convinced that he is well supplied with it.
There is no such thing as a Christian child: only a child of Christian parents.
Until we're educating every kid in a fantastic way, until every inner city is cleaned up, there is no shortage of things to do.