When something is important enough, you do it even if the odds are not in your favor.
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.
I don't do drugs, I am drugs
Blessed are the cracked, for they shall let in the light.
Dare to risk public criticism.
Memory... is an internal rumour.
There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
A mediocre idea that generates enthusiasm will go further than a great idea that inspires no one.
Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality.
Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel.
If a dog will not come to you after having looked you in the face, you should go home and examine your conscience.
All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsion, habit, reason, passion, and desire.
Like religion, politics, and family planning, cereal is not a topic to be brought up in public. It's too controversial.
Don't take the wrong side of an argument just because your opponent has taken the right side.
Every man's memory is his private literature.
The speed of the leader is the speed of the gang.
The Declaration of Independence I always considered as a theatrical show. Jefferson ran away with all the stage effect of that... and all the glory of it.
Christmas to a child is the first terrible proof that to travel hopefully is better than to arrive.
Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not.
My idea of an agreeable person is a person who agrees with me.
The difficulty is to try and teach the multitude that something can be true and untrue at the same time.