Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so.
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
If the world was perfect, it wouldn't be.
Those who restrain desire do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained.
Dare to risk public criticism.
The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew.
In the increasingly convincing darkness the words become palpable, like a fruit that is too beautiful to eat.
He who would accomplish little must sacrifice little; he who would achieve much must sacrifice much; he who would attain highly must sacrifice greatly.
The American people should be made aware of the trend toward monopolization of the great public information vehicles and the concentration of more and more power over public opinion in fewer and fewer hands.
Go on, get out. Last words are for fools who haven't said enough.
New opinions are always suspected, and usually opposed, without any other reason but because they are not common.
Rhyme, that enslaved queen, that supreme charm of our poetry, that creator of our meter.
Gold and silver from the dead turn often into lead.
At the bottom of enmity between strangers lies indifference.
Wine is wonderful stuff. But so many people are put off by the snobbery of it.
Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears.
When something is important enough, you do it even if the odds are not in your favor.
When I had nothing to lose, I had everything. When I stopped being who I am, I found myself.
Don't tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.
All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.
The two offices of memory are collection and distribution.