There is no such thing as a Christian child: only a child of Christian parents.
Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world.
It is by no means an irrational fancy that, in a future existence, we shall look upon what we think our present existence, as a dream.
Abuse of words has been the great instrument of sophistry and chicanery, of party, faction, and division of society.
Give them pleasure. The same pleasure they have when they wake up from a nightmare.
The Internet is becoming the town square for the global village of tomorrow.
Jests that give pains are not jests.
The hardest thing to explain is the glaringly evident which everybody has decided not to see.
I would define, in brief, the poetry of words as the rhythmical creation of Beauty.
As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.
A toast, Jedediah, to love on my terms. Those are the only terms anybody ever knows - his own.
At the bottom of enmity between strangers lies indifference.
Light thinks it travels faster than anything but it is wrong. No matter how fast light travels, it finds the darkness has always got there first, and is waiting for it.
Like religion, politics, and family planning, cereal is not a topic to be brought up in public. It's too controversial.
Boards don't hit back.
Don't tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.
The idea of freedom is inspiring. But what does it mean? If you are free in a political sense but have no food, what's that? The freedom to starve?
A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age.
If information and knowledge are central to democracy, they are the conditions for development.
Let us try to teach generosity and altruism, because we are born selfish.
My specialty is detached malevolence.