I speak for the trees, for the trees have no tongues.
The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.
No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another.
I must not write a word to you about politics, because you are a woman.
There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything. And that is by making the other person want to do it.
People think I'm a miserable sod but it's only because I get asked such bloody miserable questions.
I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by.
The greatness of a man is not in how much wealth he acquires, but in his integrity and his ability to affect those around him positively.
Your personal nature seeks its paradise.
If everything isn't black and white, I say, 'Why the hell not?'
Memories warm you up from the inside. But they also tear you apart.
Many have had their greatness made for them by their enemies.
Society is now one polished horde, Formed of two mighty tribes, The Bores and the Bored.
Blessed are the cracked, for they shall let in the light.
In terms of an identity, an identity reflects an individuality, by definition. And, if there is a quality present, it is recognizable and it can be named. If you can't name it, it means you don't recognize it.
Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas.
Parents are usually more careful to bestow knowledge on their children rather than virtue, the art of speaking well rather than doing well; but their manners should be of the greatest concern.
The spirit of man is an inward flame; a lamp the world blows upon but never puts out.
Obsession is an attractive thing. People who are really, really interested and good at one thing and smart are attractive, if they're men.
What is necessary to change a person is to change his awareness of himself.
By seeing London, I have seen as much of life as the world can show.