Self-esteem comes from being able to define the world in your own terms and refusing to abide by the judgments of others.
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.
Prayer does not change God, but it changes him who prays.
Not simply one of the virtues but the form of every virtue at the testing point, which means at the point of highest reality.
All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.
Parents wonder why the streams are bitter, when they themselves have poisoned the fountain.
The day of individual happiness has passed
Obsession is an attractive thing. People who are really, really interested and good at one thing and smart are attractive, if they're men.
Domination delegates the physical violence on which it rests to the dominated.
Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works.
The paranoid is never entirely mistaken.
Ladies who play with fire must remember that smoke gets in their eyes.
The hardest thing to explain is the glaringly evident which everybody has decided not to see.
When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.
Charity ... is the opium of the privileged.
Experience without theory is blind, but theory without experience is mere intellectual play.
As long as we believe in absurdities we shall continue to commit atrocities.
The difficulty is to try and teach the multitude that something can be true and untrue at the same time.
No temptation can gravitate to a man unless there is that in his heart which is capable of responding to it.
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.
Dress shabbily and they remember the dress; dress impeccably and they remember the woman.