Tradition becomes our security, and when the mind is secure it is in decay.
Could be worse . . . I could be Sting.
Women have the right to work wherever they want, as long as they have the dinner ready when you get home.
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.
There is an eloquence in true enthusiasm.
A lie never lives to be old.
Of all the things I`ve lost I miss my mind the most.
Children's talent to endure stems from their ignorance of alternatives.
Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead.
I am not now That which I have been.
I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet.
Passion goes, Boredom remains.
The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew.
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.
In order to be irreplaceable, one must always be different.
I feel as if I were a piece in a game of chess, when my opponent says of it: That piece cannot be moved.
It is a process of diverting one's scattered forces into one powerful channel.
The two offices of memory are collection and distribution.
We must not always talk in the market-place of what happens to us in the forest.
A place for everything, and everything in its place.
The promise given was a necessity of the past: the word broken is a necessity of the present.