The two offices of memory are collection and distribution.
When you get to a certain age, there is no coming back.
Never lend your car to someone you've given birth to.
Humility is attentive patience.
There is no real ending. It's just the place where you stop the story.
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.
There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain but it takes character and self control to be understanding and forgiving.
We must find time to stop and thank the people who make a difference in our lives
Common looking people are the best in the world: that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.
In the rush for justice it is important not to lose sight of principles the country holds dear.
There are no good girls gone wrong - just bad girls found out.
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.
Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder.
Authority, without any condition and reservation, belongs to the nation.
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.
Surrealism is destructive, but it destroys only what it considers to be shackles limiting our vision.
Many have had their greatness made for them by their enemies.
No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another.
Everything is vague to a degree you do not realize till you have tried to make it precise.
Fear may come true that which one is afraid of.