But there is only one thing which gathers people into seditious commotion, and that is oppression
An original idea. That can't be too hard. The library must be full of them.
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world.
One of the great penalties those of us who live our lives in full view of the public must pay is the loss of that most cherished birthright of man's, privacy.
All satire is blind to the forces liberated by decay. Which is why total decay has absorbed the forces of satire.
What's with you men? Would hair stop growing on your chest if you asked directions somewhere?
Do it again on the next verse, and people think you meant it.
Patriotism is usually stronger than class hatred, and always stronger than internationalism.
I have only ever read one book in my life, and that is White Fang. It's so frightfully good I've never bothered to read another.
There is no limit to the amount of good you can do if you don't care who gets the credit.
I can see in your eyes, I can see in your faces, I can see you cry. But what I want to say, there's no reason to cry. Do not, in the name of peace, go in the streets and riot.
The difficulty is to try and teach the multitude that something can be true and untrue at the same time.
Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder.
I am dying from the treatment of too many physicians.
All that spirits desire, spirits attain.
It is a mistake to think you can solve any major problems just with potatoes.
I've got a woman's ability to stick to a job and get on with it when everyone else walks off and leaves it.
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain but it takes character and self control to be understanding and forgiving.
Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not.
The two offices of memory are collection and distribution.