It seldom happens that any felicity comes so pure as not to be tempered and allayed by some mixture of sorrow.
Nothing is black or white.
You hear a lot of dialogue on the death of the American family. Families aren't dying. They're merging into big conglomerates.
A process cannot be understood by stopping it. Understanding must move with the flow of the process, must join it and flow 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.
If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and man.
Sometimes glass glitters more than diamonds because it has more to prove.
I want to sing like the birds sing, not worrying about who hears or what they think.
The Declaration of Independence I always considered as a theatrical show. Jefferson ran away with all the stage effect of that... and all the glory of it.
Being an intellectual creates a lot of questions and no answers.
There's real poetry in the real world. Science is the poetry of reality
Every man's memory is his private literature.
What's with you men? Would hair stop growing on your chest if you asked directions somewhere?
Domination delegates the physical violence on which it rests to the dominated.
Those who hammer their guns into plows, will plow for those who do not.
When I had nothing to lose, I had everything. When I stopped being who I am, I found myself.
You are 27 or 28 right? It is very tough to live at that age. When nothing is sure. I have sympathy with you.
Religion and art spring from the same root and are close kin. Economics and art are strangers.
In the United States today, we have more than our share of the nattering nabobs of negativism.
Wisely, and slow. They stumble that run fast.
Remember upon the conduct of each depends the fate of all.