The last of human freedoms - the ability to chose one's attitude in a given set of circumstances.
When something is important enough, you do it even if the odds are not in your favor.
Rhyme, that enslaved queen, that supreme charm of our poetry, that creator of our meter.
Religion and art spring from the same root and are close kin. Economics and art are strangers.
Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.
By seeing London, I have seen as much of life as the world can show.
Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.
The battle for women's rights has been largely won.
When the dog looks at you, the dog is not thinking what kind of a person you are. The dog is not judging you.
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.
If the world was perfect, it wouldn't be.
Patriotism is usually stronger than class hatred, and always stronger than internationalism.
I feel as if I were a piece in a game of chess, when my opponent says of it: That piece cannot be moved.
It is not fair to ask of others what you are not willing to do yourself.
The promise given was a necessity of the past: the word broken is a necessity of the present.
Only those with no memory insist on their originality.
Every man's memory is his private literature.
Tell me thy company, and I shall tell thee what thou art.
I am not a saint, unless you think of a saint as a sinner who keeps on trying.
It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.
Domination delegates the physical violence on which it rests to the dominated.