To be rooted is perhaps the most important and least recognized need of the human soul.
It is by no means an irrational fancy that, in a future existence, we shall look upon what we think our present existence, as a dream.
Jests that give pains are not jests.
To forbid us anything is to make us have a mind for it.
I can see in your eyes, I can see in your faces, I can see you cry. But what I want to say, there's no reason to cry. Do not, in the name of peace, go in the streets and riot.
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain but it takes character and self control to be understanding and forgiving.
A great city is the place to escape the true drama of provincial life, and find solace in fantasy.
Of all the things I`ve lost I miss my mind the most.
It is a process of diverting one's scattered forces into one powerful channel.
The Declaration of Independence I always considered as a theatrical show. Jefferson ran away with all the stage effect of that... and all the glory of it.
He who surpasses or subdues mankind must look down on the hate of those below.
The mind is a superb instrument if used rightly. Used wrongly, however, it becomes very destructive. To put it more accurately... you usually don't use it at all. It uses you.
In the rush for justice it is important not to lose sight of principles the country holds dear.
I've been looking for a girl like you - not you, but a girl like you.
Only those with no memory insist on their originality.
An intellectual is a man who doesn't know how to park a bike.
I meant what I said and I said what I meant.
Since it is difficult to join them together, it is safer to be feared than to be loved when one of the two must be lacking.
I'm not afraid of dying I just don't want to be there when it happens.
I am not ashamed to confess that I am ignorant of what I do not know.
The two offices of memory are collection and distribution.