I love children, especially when they cry, for then someone takes them away.
Usually when people are sad, they don't do anything. They just cry over their condition. But when they get angry, they bring about a change.
Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder.
Reverence does not die with mortals, nor does it perish whether they live or die.
I am one of those who think like Nobel, that humanity will draw more good than evil from new discoveries.
When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.
If the misery of the poor be caused not by the laws of nature, but by our institutions, great is our sin.
We are all now connected by the Internet, like neurons in a giant brain.
Could be worse . . . I could be Sting.
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.
There are no good girls gone wrong - just bad girls found out.
All men are liable to error; and most men are, in many points, by passion or interest, under temptation to it.
How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live.
Passion goes, Boredom remains.
What is to give light must endure burning.
When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy.
Never lend your car to someone you've given birth to.
My specialty is detached malevolence.
Moonlight is sculpture.
Will and intellect are one and the same thing.
In the intellectual order, the virtue of humility is nothing more nor less than the power of attention.