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.
All satire is blind to the forces liberated by decay. Which is why total decay has absorbed the forces of satire.
Society is now one polished horde, Formed of two mighty tribes, The Bores and the Bored.
Give them pleasure. The same pleasure they have when they wake up from a nightmare.
I've always had an obligation to creation, above all.
The destruction of the past is perhaps the greatest of all crimes.
Charity ... is the opium of the privileged.
I fully realize that no wealth or position can long endure, unless built upon truth and justice; therefore, I will engage in no transaction which does not benefit all whom it affects.
The two offices of memory are collection and distribution.
Good actions ennoble us, and we are the sons of our deeds.
It is wonderful when you don't have the fear, and a lot of the time I don't ... I focus on what needs to be done instead.
Let us try to teach generosity and altruism, because we are born selfish.
A mediocre idea that generates enthusiasm will go further than a great idea that inspires no one.
The advantage of a bad memory is that one enjoys several times the same good thing for the first time.
Could be worse . . . I could be Sting.
Liberty, according to my metaphysics is a self-determining power in an intellectual agent. It implies thought and choice and power.
Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead.
There is only one difference between a madman and me. The madman thinks he is sane. I know I am mad.
A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age.
It's sad when someone you know becomes someone you knew.
All honor's wounds are self-inflicted.