The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.
Will and intellect are one and the same thing.
My specialty is detached malevolence.
The imagination is not a state: it is the human existence itself.
The people who are doing the work are the moving force behind the Macintosh. My job is to create a space for them, to clear out the rest of the organization and keep it at bay.
Before I speak, I have something important to say.
Let us try to teach generosity and altruism, because we are born selfish.
There is more to sex appeal than just measurements. I don't need a bedroom to prove my womanliness. I can convey just as much sex appeal, picking apples off a tree or standing in the rain.
The spirit of man is an inward flame; a lamp the world blows upon but never puts out.
You don't have to be the Dalai Lama to tell people that life's about change.
Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't.
A hero cannot be a hero unless in a heroic world.
The word 'good' has many meanings. For example, if a man were to shoot his grandmother at a range of five hundred yards, I should call him a good shot, but not necessarily a good man.
Don't tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.
Parents wonder why the streams are bitter, when they themselves have poisoned the fountain.
If from Society we learn to live Tis Solitude should teach us how to die; It hath no flatterers.
If a dog will not come to you after having looked you in the face, you should go home and examine your conscience.
Genius is sorrow's child.
We can work together for a better world with men and women of goodwill, those who radiate the intrinsic goodness of humankind.
Do it again on the next verse, and people think you meant it.
The keenest sorrow is to recognize ourselves as the sole cause of all our adversities.