Gold and silver from the dead turn often into lead.
Effective action is always unjust.
When people start asking you to do the same thing over and over again, that's when you know you're way too close to something that you don't want to be near.
I have great faith in fools; self-confidence my friends call it.
The cloud is free only to go with the wind. The rain is free only in falling.
Patriotism is usually stronger than class hatred, and always stronger than internationalism.
Be that self which one truly is.
Common looking people are the best in the world: that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.
I have often been accused of putting my foot in my mouth, but I will never put my hand in your pockets
Worry is the interest paid by those who borrow trouble.
Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears.
Tradition becomes our security, and when the mind is secure it is in decay.
The mind that finds its way to wild places is the poet's; but the mind that never finds its way back is the lunatic's.
Boards don't hit back.
That which can be asserted without evidence, can be dismissed without evidence.
In the increasingly convincing darkness the words become palpable, like a fruit that is too beautiful to eat.
A book is a mirror: if an ape looks into it an apostle is hardly likely to look out.
Freedom lies in being bold.
The death of a beautiful woman, is unquestionably the most poetical topic in the world.
Women have the right to work wherever they want, as long as they have the dinner ready when you get home.
If information and knowledge are central to democracy, they are the conditions for development.