The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision.
We princes are set as it were upon stages in the sight and view of the world.
I am not interested in picking up crumbs of compassion thrown from the table of someone who considers himself my master. I want the full menu of rights.
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 sort of start thinking anything's possible if you've got enough nerve.
An original idea. That can't be too hard. The library must be full of them.
The difficulty is to try and teach the multitude that something can be true and untrue at the same time.
There is no such thing as a Christian child: only a child of Christian parents.
Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder.
For a moment, nothing happened. Then, after a second or so, nothing continued to happen.
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 death of a beautiful woman, is unquestionably the most poetical topic in the world.
Be that self which one truly is.
I have no idea. People who boast about their IQ are losers.
When people start asking you to do the same thing over and over again, that's when you know you're way too close to something that you don't want to be near.
There is only one difference between a madman and me. The madman thinks he is sane. I know I am mad.
One must judge men not by their opinions, but by what their opinions have made of them.
The poor are prevented from thinking by the discipline of others, the rich by their own.
Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel.
All battles are fought by scared men who'd rather be some place else.
I don't try to imagine a personal god; it suffices to stand in awe at the structure of the world, insofar as it allows our inadequate senses to appreciate it.