Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not.
The idea of freedom is inspiring. But what does it mean? If you are free in a political sense but have no food, what's that? The freedom to starve?
I don't say we all ought to misbehave, but we ought to look as if we could.
Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
The imagination is not a state: it is the human existence itself.
We often discover what will do by finding out what will not do; and probably he who never made a mistake never made a discovery.
It seldom happens that any felicity comes so pure as not to be tempered and allayed by some mixture of sorrow.
You will always be fond of me. I represent to you all the sins you never had the courage to commit.
Get off your butt and join the Marines!
The difficulty is to try and teach the multitude that something can be true and untrue at the same time.
I've been looking for a girl like you - not you, but a girl like you.
Effective action is always unjust.
I am one of those who think like Nobel, that humanity will draw more good than evil from new discoveries.
They say I do not have the qualifications to be president, that I do not have education. Well, I would never divide the Liberian people.
Laziness never arrived at the attainment of a good wish.
All is mine but nothing owned, nothing owned for memory, and mine only while I look.
Domination delegates the physical violence on which it rests to the dominated.
Rhyme, that enslaved queen, that supreme charm of our poetry, that creator of our meter.
Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so.
Abuse of words has been the great instrument of sophistry and chicanery, of party, faction, and division of society.
Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know of us.