For a moment, nothing happened. Then, after a second or so, nothing continued to happen.
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.
The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision.
God creates, I do not create. I assemble and I steal everywhere to do it - from what I see, from what the dancers can do, from what others do.
When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.
The cure for boredom is curiosity.There is no cure for curiosity.
I feel as if I were a piece in a game of chess, when my opponent says of it: That piece cannot be moved.
Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so you shall become. Your vision is the promise of what you shall one day be; your ideal is the prophecy of what you shall at last unveil.
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
Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not.
Real stupidity beats artificial intelligence every time.
Tradition becomes our security, and when the mind is secure it is in decay.
I want to sing like the birds sing, not worrying about who hears or what they think.
To the young people I say, you are a gift to your communities and indeed the world. You are our hope and our future.
I'm not a genius. I'm just a tremendous bundle of experience.
Before I speak, I have something important to say.
You are like my little dog; when people see you, they know I am nearby.
You don't have to be the Dalai Lama to tell people that life's about change.
Deep in the human unconscious is a pervasive need for a logical universe that makes sense. But the real universe is always one step beyond logic.
Only those with no memory insist on their originality.
I hope I shall possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an honest man.