No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
I don't watch television, I think it destroys the art of talking about oneself.
A jug fills drop by drop.
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.
He who would accomplish little must sacrifice little; he who would achieve much must sacrifice much; he who would attain highly must sacrifice greatly.
My specialty is detached malevolence.
Society is now one polished horde, Formed of two mighty tribes, The Bores and the Bored.
Women have the right to work wherever they want, as long as they have the dinner ready when you get home.
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.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
Some newspapers are fit only to line the bottom of bird cages.
No matter how thin you slice it, there will always be two sides.
Your clothes conceal much of your beauty, yet they hide not the unbeautiful
Comedy is acting out optimism.
A good liar must have a good memory.
There is the view that poetry should improve your life. I think people confuse it with the Salvation Army.
A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age.
There is no real ending. It's just the place where you stop the story.
Liberty, according to my metaphysics is a self-determining power in an intellectual agent. It implies thought and choice and power.
We princes are set as it were upon stages in the sight and view of the world.
Religion is like a knife: you can either use it to cut bread, or stick in someone's back.