At the heart of all beauty lies something inhuman.
Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so.
Central banks don't have divine wisdom. They try to do the best analysis they can and must be prepared to stand or fall by the quality of that analysis.
Effective action is always unjust.
If you follow every dream, you might get lost.
Modesty and conscientiousness receive their reward only in novels. In life they are exploited and then shoved aside.
All is mine but nothing owned, nothing owned for memory, and mine only while I look.
Let us try to teach generosity and altruism, because we are born selfish.
No temptation can gravitate to a man unless there is that in his heart which is capable of responding to it.
Never lend your car to someone you've given birth to.
He who surpasses or subdues mankind must look down on the hate of those below.
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain but it takes character and self control to be understanding and forgiving.
Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel.
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.
Forewarned, forearmed. To be prepared is half the victory.
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.
You cant have a plan for your day, til you have a plan for your life.
For a moment, nothing happened. Then, after a second or so, nothing continued to happen.
I am dying from the treatment of too many physicians.
Liberty, according to my metaphysics is a self-determining power in an intellectual agent. It implies thought and choice and power.
The gift of words is the gift of deception and illusion.