People create stories create people; or rather stories create people create stories.
A photograph can be an instant of life captured for eternity that will never cease looking back at you.
I don't say we all ought to misbehave, but we ought to look as if we could.
We all live with the objective of being happy; our lives are all different and yet the same.
Any non-commissioned officer is more of an enemy to a recruit, any schoolmaster to a pupil, then they are if they were free.
The advantage of a bad memory is that one enjoys several times the same good thing for the first time.
All is disgust when a man leaves his own nature and does what is unfit.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision.
Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
If the only prayer you said was thank you, that would be enough.
If the world was perfect, it wouldn't be.
I am not interested in picking up crumbs of compassion thrown from the table of someone who considers himself my master. I want the full menu of rights.
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.
Common sense is the most widely shared commodity in the world, for every man is convinced that he is well supplied with it.
The world is moving so fast these days that the man who says it can't be done is generally interrupted by someone doing it.
I meant what I said and I said what I meant.
An intellectual is a man who doesn't know how to park a bike.
Anyone who attempts to generate random numbers by deterministic means is, of course, living in a state of sin.
I don't try to imagine a personal god; it suffices to stand in awe at the structure of the world, insofar as it allows our inadequate senses to appreciate it.
If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn't sit for a month.