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.
If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and man.
Authority, without any condition and reservation, belongs to the nation.
Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality.
I may not be better than other people, but at least I'm different.
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.
When people start asking you to do the same thing over and over again, that's when you know you're way too close to something that you don't want to be near.
Being sober on a bus is, like, totally different than being drunk on a bus.
The true test of a man's character is what he does when no one is watching.
Face the facts of being what you are, for that is what changes what you are.
Give up trying to make me give up
If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn't sit for a month.
The day of individual happiness has passed
For a moment, nothing happened. Then, after a second or so, nothing continued to happen.
A photograph can be an instant of life captured for eternity that will never cease looking back at you.
I am not a saint, unless you think of a saint as a sinner who keeps on trying.
The traditional ways were wrongly disowned by Christianity - in hindsight, medicine men were not demons but very important counsellors in the community.
Central banks don't have divine wisdom. They try to do the best analysis they can and must be prepared to stand or fall by the quality of that analysis.
If from Society we learn to live Tis Solitude should teach us how to die; It hath no flatterers.
In the intellectual order, the virtue of humility is nothing more nor less than the power of attention.
The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.