There are two things children should get from their parents: roots and wings.
Authority, without any condition and reservation, belongs to the nation.
Terrorism is the tactic of demanding the impossible, and demanding it at gunpoint.
People think I'm a miserable sod but it's only because I get asked such bloody miserable questions.
The gift of words is the gift of deception and illusion.
What do you despise? By this are you truly known.
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.
The good times of today are the sad thoughts of tomorrow.
Reality is wrong. Dreams are for real.
Experience without theory is blind, but theory without experience is mere intellectual play.
The destruction of the past is perhaps the greatest of all crimes.
The idea is to write it so that people hear it and it slides through the brain and goes straight to the heart.
Of all the things I`ve lost I miss my mind the most.
Christmas to a child is the first terrible proof that to travel hopefully is better than to arrive.
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.
It's better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone.
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.
Confusion of goals and perfection of means seems, in my opinion, to characterize our age.
The people I distrust most are those who want to improve our lives but have only one course of action.
Where grief is fresh, any attempt to divert it only irritates.
Keep things at arm's length... If you let anything come too near you want to hold on to it. And there is nothing a man can hold on to.