For the meaning of life differs from man to man, from day to day and from hour to hour. What matters, therefore, is not the meaning of life in general but rather the specific meaning of a person's life at a given moment.
Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't.
Patriotism is usually stronger than class hatred, and always stronger than internationalism.
Ah just act the way ah feel.
His modesty amounts to deformity.
All is mine but nothing owned, nothing owned for memory, and mine only while I look.
One's only rival is one's own potentialities. One's only failure is failing to live up to one's own possibilities. In this sense, every man can be a king, and must therefore be treated like a king.
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
The destruction of the past is perhaps the greatest of all crimes.
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.
I am not ashamed to confess that I am ignorant of what I do not know.
All men are liable to error; and most men are, in many points, by passion or interest, under temptation to it.
Give up trying to make me give up
To be rooted is perhaps the most important and least recognized need of the human soul.
Don't send me flowers when I'm dead. If you like me, send them while I'm alive.
Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not.
Fashion changes, but style endures.
The gift of words is the gift of deception and illusion.
Experience without theory is blind, but theory without experience is mere intellectual play.
I will indulge my sorrows, and give way to all the pangs and fury of despair.
Comedy is acting out optimism.