The right of a nation to kill a tyrant in case of necessity can no more be doubted than to hang a robber, or kill a flea.
Wine is wonderful stuff. But so many people are put off by the snobbery of it.
Any non-commissioned officer is more of an enemy to a recruit, any schoolmaster to a pupil, then they are if they were free.
Being sober on a bus is, like, totally different than being drunk on a bus.
Nothing is black or white.
A man can do what he wants, but not want what he wants.
To the young people I say, you are a gift to your communities and indeed the world. You are our hope and our future.
Tomorrow is the most important thing in life. Comes into us at midnight very clean. It's perfect when it arrives and it puts itself in our hands. It hopes we've learned something from yesterday.
People create stories create people; or rather stories create people create stories.
A myth is an image in terms of which we try to make sense of the world.
Experience without theory is blind, but theory without experience is mere intellectual play.
In order to be irreplaceable, one must always be different.
Many have had their greatness made for them by their enemies.
How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live.
Sanity is a madness put to good uses.
A toast, Jedediah, to love on my terms. Those are the only terms anybody ever knows - his own.
The poor are prevented from thinking by the discipline of others, the rich by their own.
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.
In my ballets, woman is first. Men are consorts. God made men to sing the praises of women. They are not equal to men: They are better.
When you get to a certain age, there is no coming back.
We are all now connected by the Internet, like neurons in a giant brain.