We can't become what we need to be by remaining what we are.
We are all worms, but I do believe that I am a glow-worm.
Face the facts of being what you are, for that is what changes what you are.
Get off your butt and join the Marines!
The American people should be made aware of the trend toward monopolization of the great public information vehicles and the concentration of more and more power over public opinion in fewer and fewer hands.
Rich men's houses are seldom beautiful, rarely comfortable, and never original. It is a constant source of surprise to people of moderate means to observe how little a big fortune contributes to Beauty.
Advice to intellectuals: let no-one represent you.
Common sense is the most widely shared commodity in the world, for every man is convinced that he is well supplied with it.
The imagination is not a state: it is the human existence itself.
Boards don't hit back.
As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.
The gift of words is the gift of deception and illusion.
The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision.
All satire is blind to the forces liberated by decay. Which is why total decay has absorbed the forces of satire.
There are no good girls gone wrong - just bad girls found out.
Some newspapers are fit only to line the bottom of bird cages.
If the world was perfect, it wouldn't be.
The battle for women's rights has been largely won.
A man can do what he wants, but not want what he wants.
There are two things children should get from their parents: roots and wings.
I am not interested in picking up crumbs of compassion thrown from the table of someone who considers himself my master. I want the full menu of rights.