The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision.
Memory... is an internal rumour.
What is necessary to change a person is to change his awareness of himself.
That which costs little is less valued.
Dare to risk public criticism.
Ah just act the way ah feel.
We often discover what will do by finding out what will not do; and probably he who never made a mistake never made a discovery.
The English contribution to world cuisine - the chip.
If one is to be called a liar, one may as well make an effort to deserve the name.
Patriotism is usually stronger than class hatred, and always stronger than internationalism.
The right of a nation to kill a tyrant in case of necessity can no more be doubted than to hang a robber, or kill a flea.
What do you despise? By this are you truly known.
Once you label me you negate me.
We princes are set as it were upon stages in the sight and view of the world.
An idea is salvation by imagination
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.
We must find time to stop and thank the people who make a difference in our lives
Could be worse . . . I could be Sting.
Parents wonder why the streams are bitter, when they themselves have poisoned the fountain.
Passion goes, Boredom remains.
When people talk of the freedom of writing, speaking or thinking I cannot choose but laugh. No such thing ever existed. No such thing now exists; but I hope it will exist. But it must be hundreds of years after you and I shall write and speak no more.