In just six weeks from the time the design was started, we had the motor on the block testing its power.
Racism is a much more clandestine, much more hidden kind of phenomenon, but at the same time it's perhaps far more terrible than it's ever been.
Fear may come true that which one is afraid of.
It's sad when someone you know becomes someone you knew.
To hell with circumstances; I create opportunities.
Rhyme, that enslaved queen, that supreme charm of our poetry, that creator of our meter.
If everything isn't black and white, I say, 'Why the hell not?'
As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.
My loneliness was born when men praised my talkative faults and blamed my silent virtues.
Not simply one of the virtues but the form of every virtue at the testing point, which means at the point of highest reality.
The people I distrust most are those who want to improve our lives but have only one course of action.
Let us try to teach generosity and altruism, because we are born selfish.
If one is to be called a liar, one may as well make an effort to deserve the name.
We must not always talk in the market-place of what happens to us in the forest.
In the intellectual order, the virtue of humility is nothing more nor less than the power of attention.
Authority, without any condition and reservation, belongs to the nation.
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?
In terms of an identity, an identity reflects an individuality, by definition. And, if there is a quality present, it is recognizable and it can be named. If you can't name it, it means you don't recognize it.
You're only given a little spark of madness. You mustn't lose it.
For the meaning of life differs from man to man, from day to day and from hour to hour. What matters, therefore, is not the meaning of life in general but rather the specific meaning of a person's life at a given moment.
I could see that, if not actually disgruntled, he was far from being gruntled.