People create stories create people; or rather stories create people create stories.
The American people should be made aware of the trend toward monopolization of the great public information vehicles and the concentration of more and more power over public opinion in fewer and fewer hands.
It is a good rule in life never to apologize. The right sort of people do not want apologies, and the wrong sort take a mean advantage of them.
Passion goes, Boredom remains.
Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense.
Tradition becomes our security, and when the mind is secure it is in decay.
Every time you are tempted to react in the same old way, ask if you want to be a prisoner of the past or a pioneer of the future.
I have only ever read one book in my life, and that is White Fang. It's so frightfully good I've never bothered to read another.
The right of a nation to kill a tyrant in case of necessity can no more be doubted than to hang a robber, or kill a flea.
Any non-commissioned officer is more of an enemy to a recruit, any schoolmaster to a pupil, then they are if they were free.
What is to give light must endure burning.
Anybody who watches three games of football in a row should be declared brain dead.
Sunlight is painting.
Humility is attentive patience.
Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence.
If a little is great, and a lot is better, then way too much is just about right!
I like to think of myself at home in the armchair, writing, smoking and occasionally wandering down the shop.
The fascination of shooting as a sport depends almost wholly on whether you are at the right or wrong end of the gun.
Charity ... is the opium of the privileged.
Let us try to teach generosity and altruism, because we are born selfish.
Effective action is always unjust.