Jests that give pains are not jests.
Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't.
All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsion, habit, reason, passion, and desire.
Modesty and conscientiousness receive their reward only in novels. In life they are exploited and then shoved aside.
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.
All battles are fought by scared men who'd rather be some place else.
Parents wonder why the streams are bitter, when they themselves have poisoned the fountain.
The mind that finds its way to wild places is the poet's; but the mind that never finds its way back is the lunatic's.
The paranoid is never entirely mistaken.
We do not have to visit a madhouse to find disordered minds; our planet is the mental institution of the universe.
Get off your butt and join the Marines!
The Internet is becoming the town square for the global village of tomorrow.
To forbid us anything is to make us have a mind for it.
All that you accomplish or fail to accomplish with your life is the direct result of your thoughts.
My loneliness was born when men praised my talkative faults and blamed my silent virtues.
If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true is really true, there would be little hope of advance.
You don't have to be the Dalai Lama to tell people that life's about change.
I want to put a ding in the universe.
It seldom happens that any felicity comes so pure as not to be tempered and allayed by some mixture of sorrow.
Patriotism is usually stronger than class hatred, and always stronger than internationalism.
Common looking people are the best in the world: that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.