Any non-commissioned officer is more of an enemy to a recruit, any schoolmaster to a pupil, then they are if they were free.
Those who restrain desire do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained.
Hollywood brides keep the bouquets and throw away the grooms.
As long as we believe in absurdities we shall continue to commit atrocities.
There is no real ending. It's just the place where you stop the story.
If you follow every dream, you might get lost.
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.
Nothing is black or white.
To forbid us anything is to make us have a mind for it.
I love children, especially when they cry, for then someone takes them away.
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.
There is no terror in the bang, only in the anticipation of it.
The joke of our time is the suicide of intention.
The greatness of a man is not in how much wealth he acquires, but in his integrity and his ability to affect those around him positively.
In terms of an identity, an identity reflects an individuality, by definition. And, if there is a quality present, it is recognizable and it can be named. If you can't name it, it means you don't recognize it.
Parents wonder why the streams are bitter, when they themselves have poisoned the fountain.
There is more to sex appeal than just measurements. I don't need a bedroom to prove my womanliness. I can convey just as much sex appeal, picking apples off a tree or standing in the rain.
There is no limit to the amount of good you can do if you don't care who gets the credit.
Courage is grace under pressure.
The gift of words is the gift of deception and illusion.
We can work together for a better world with men and women of goodwill, those who radiate the intrinsic goodness of humankind.