Memory... is an internal rumour.
Liberty, according to my metaphysics is a self-determining power in an intellectual agent. It implies thought and choice and power.
The traditional ways were wrongly disowned by Christianity - in hindsight, medicine men were not demons but very important counsellors in the community.
What is to give light must endure burning.
Forewarned, forearmed. To be prepared is half the victory.
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.
By seeing London, I have seen as much of life as the world can show.
There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts.
All that you accomplish or fail to accomplish with your life is the direct result of your thoughts.
I may not be better than other people, but at least I'm different.
A great city is the place to escape the true drama of provincial life, and find solace in fantasy.
At the heart of all beauty lies something inhuman.
Modesty and conscientiousness receive their reward only in novels. In life they are exploited and then shoved aside.
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.
All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsion, habit, reason, passion, and desire.
When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.
How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.
I've got a woman's ability to stick to a job and get on with it when everyone else walks off and leaves it.
A man of honour should never forget what he is because he sees what others are.
Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.
Face the facts of being what you are, for that is what changes what you are.