Until we're educating every kid in a fantastic way, until every inner city is cleaned up, there is no shortage of things to do.
A good traveller has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.
Worry is the interest paid by those who borrow trouble.
My government will be open. Anyone found guilty of corruption will be dealt with in accordance with the law. If you are corrupt you will have to hang your boots.
Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality.
Light thinks it travels faster than anything but it is wrong. No matter how fast light travels, it finds the darkness has always got there first, and is waiting for it.
You're only given a little spark of madness. You mustn't lose it.
External nature is only internal nature writ large.
Modesty and conscientiousness receive their reward only in novels. In life they are exploited and then shoved aside.
Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point.
We do not have to visit a madhouse to find disordered minds; our planet is the mental institution of the universe.
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've been looking for a girl like you - not you, but a girl like you.
The imagination is not a state: it is the human existence itself.
One of the great penalties those of us who live our lives in full view of the public must pay is the loss of that most cherished birthright of man's, privacy.
A moral being is one who is capable of reflecting on his past actions and their motives - of approving of some and disapproving of others
The future ain't what it used to be.
Common sense is not so common.
Every man's memory is his private literature.
Effective action is always unjust.
There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.