Racism is a much more clandestine, much more hidden kind of phenomenon, but at the same time it's perhaps far more terrible than it's ever been.
I don't say we all ought to misbehave, but we ought to look as if we could.
Everything beautiful has a mark of eternity.
But there is only one thing which gathers people into seditious commotion, and that is oppression
When we are no longer able to change a situation - we are challenged to change ourselves.
Charity ... is the opium of the privileged.
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.
Only those with no memory insist on their originality.
If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn't sit for a month.
Children's talent to endure stems from their ignorance of alternatives.
That which costs little is less valued.
Tomorrow is the most important thing in life. Comes into us at midnight very clean. It's perfect when it arrives and it puts itself in our hands. It hopes we've learned something from yesterday.
All is disgust when a man leaves his own nature and does what is unfit.
I have a simple philosophy. Fill what's empty. Empty what's full. And scratch where it itches.
There is only one difference between a madman and me. The madman thinks he is sane. I know I am mad.
A hero cannot be a hero unless in a heroic world.
Jests that give pains are not jests.
You can have anything in this world you want, if you want it badly enough and you're willing to pay the price.
To hell with circumstances; I create opportunities.
I do not argue with obstinate men. I act in spite of them.
Sell your cleverness and buy bewilderment.