A book is a mirror: if an ape looks into it an apostle is hardly likely to look out.
I do not argue with obstinate men. I act in spite of them.
Until we're educating every kid in a fantastic way, until every inner city is cleaned up, there is no shortage of things to do.
In the increasingly convincing darkness the words become palpable, like a fruit that is too beautiful to eat.
There's real poetry in the real world. Science is the poetry of reality
Never lend your car to someone you've given birth to.
There are two things children should get from their parents: roots and wings.
Deep in the human unconscious is a pervasive need for a logical universe that makes sense. But the real universe is always one step beyond logic.
Boards don't hit back.
Tell me thy company, and I shall tell thee what thou art.
The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew.
All of us have moments in our lives that test our courage. Taking children into a house with a white carpet is one of them.
If the misery of the poor be caused not by the laws of nature, but by our institutions, great is our sin.
The mystery of the beginning of all things is insoluble by us; and I for one must be content to remain an agnostic
I've had a perfectly wonderful evening, but this wasn't 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.
I don't watch television, I think it destroys the art of talking about oneself.
Young heads take example of the ancient.
A stale article, if you dip it in a good, warm, sunny smile, will go off better than a fresh one that you've scowled upon.
We do not have to visit a madhouse to find disordered minds; our planet is the mental institution of the universe.
A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age.