The gift of words is the gift of deception and illusion.
The bat thought I was giving him the kiss of life!
Terrorism is the tactic of demanding the impossible, and demanding it at gunpoint.
If information and knowledge are central to democracy, they are the conditions for development.
Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.
A mediocre idea that generates enthusiasm will go further than a great idea that inspires no one.
I fully realize that no wealth or position can long endure, unless built upon truth and justice; therefore, I will engage in no transaction which does not benefit all whom it affects.
Give up trying to make me give up
It seldom happens that any felicity comes so pure as not to be tempered and allayed by some mixture of sorrow.
I don't do drugs, I am drugs
Like religion, politics, and family planning, cereal is not a topic to be brought up in public. It's too controversial.
Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us.
I sound my barbaric yawp over the rooftops of the world.
We do not have to visit a madhouse to find disordered minds; our planet is the mental institution of the universe.
The promise given was a necessity of the past: the word broken is a necessity of the present.
What do you despise? By this are you truly known.
I could see that, if not actually disgruntled, he was far from being gruntled.
It is the story that owns and directs us. It is the thing that makes us different from cattle; it is the mark on the face that sets one people apart from their neighbors.
Animals, whom we have made our slaves, we do not like to consider our equal.
The fascination of shooting as a sport depends almost wholly on whether you are at the right or wrong end of the gun.
Gold and silver from the dead turn often into lead.