A myth is an image in terms of which we try to make sense of the world.
To be rooted is perhaps the most important and least recognized need of the human soul.
My idea of an agreeable person is a person who agrees with me.
I don't say we all ought to misbehave, but we ought to look as if we could.
To hell with circumstances; I create opportunities.
A moral being is one who is capable of reflecting on his past actions and their motives - of approving of some and disapproving of others
A lie never lives to be old.
Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know of us.
I like to think of myself at home in the armchair, writing, smoking and occasionally wandering down the shop.
Could be worse . . . I could be Sting.
We are all worms, but I do believe that I am a glow-worm.
Courage is being scared to death... and saddling up anyway.
Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel.
To the young people I say, you are a gift to your communities and indeed the world. You are our hope and our future.
If you never stop when you wave goodbye you just might find, if you give it time, you will wave hello again...
In terms of an identity, an identity reflects an individuality, by definition. And, if there is a quality present, it is recognizable and it can be named. If you can't name it, it means you don't recognize it.
I feel as if I were a piece in a game of chess, when my opponent says of it: That piece cannot be moved.
Maybe, just once, someone will call me 'Sir' without adding, 'You're making a scene.'
You can't deny laughter; when it comes, it plops down in your favorite chair and stays as long as it wants.
If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true is really true, there would be little hope of advance.
The Internet is becoming the town square for the global village of tomorrow.