No matter how thin you slice it, there will always be two sides.
A myth is an image in terms of which we try to make sense of the world.
Television is chewing gum for the eyes.
There is no limit to the amount of good you can do if you don't care who gets the credit.
The destruction of the past is perhaps the greatest of all crimes.
Of puns it has been said that those who most dislike them are those who are least able to utter them.
People think I'm a miserable sod but it's only because I get asked such bloody miserable questions.
It seldom happens that any felicity comes so pure as not to be tempered and allayed by some mixture of sorrow.
I will indulge my sorrows, and give way to all the pangs and fury of despair.
Memory... is an internal rumour.
Tradition becomes our security, and when the mind is secure it is in decay.
Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense.
In the intellectual order, the virtue of humility is nothing more nor less than the power of attention.
Not simply one of the virtues but the form of every virtue at the testing point, which means at the point of highest reality.
Everything beautiful has a mark of eternity.
We need to keep hope alive and strive to do better.
Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know of us.
The two offices of memory are collection and distribution.
All that you accomplish or fail to accomplish with your life is the direct result of your thoughts.
Racism is a much more clandestine, much more hidden kind of phenomenon, but at the same time it's perhaps far more terrible than it's ever been.
Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality.