You’ll miss the best things if you keep your eyes shut.
To forbid us anything is to make us have a mind for it.
I don't say we all ought to misbehave, but we ought to look as if we could.
An intense anticipation itself transforms possibility into reality; our desires being often but precursors of the things which we are capable of performing.
The difficulty is to try and teach the multitude that something can be true and untrue at the same time.
A hero cannot be a hero unless in a heroic world.
The advantage of a bad memory is that one enjoys several times the same good thing for the first time.
Freedom is from within.
In the rush for justice it is important not to lose sight of principles the country holds dear.
If information and knowledge are central to democracy, they are the conditions for development.
We are all now connected by the Internet, like neurons in a giant brain.
In the increasingly convincing darkness the words become palpable, like a fruit that is too beautiful to eat.
Gold and silver from the dead turn often into lead.
There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything. And that is by making the other person want to do it.
Could be worse . . . I could be Sting.
Rhyme, that enslaved queen, that supreme charm of our poetry, that creator of our meter.
All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.
We can work together for a better world with men and women of goodwill, those who radiate the intrinsic goodness of humankind.
All the perplexities, confusion and distress in America arise, not from defects in their Constitution or Confederation, not from want of honor or virtue, so much as from the downright ignorance of the nature of coin, credit and circulation.
If a little is great, and a lot is better, then way too much is just about right!
A lie never lives to be old.