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.
Circumstances do not make the man, they reveal him.
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.
Humility is attentive patience.
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.
Courage is being scared to death... and saddling up anyway.
When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.
Freedom lies in being bold.
Do unto those downstream as you would have those upstream do unto you.
A good traveller has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.
Anyone who attempts to generate random numbers by deterministic means is, of course, living in a state of sin.
Where grief is fresh, any attempt to divert it only irritates.
Some newspapers are fit only to line the bottom of bird cages.
All is disgust when a man leaves his own nature and does what is unfit.
Everything is vague to a degree you do not realize till you have tried to make it precise.
It is piracy, not overt online music stores, which is our main competitor.
The advantage of a bad memory is that one enjoys several times the same good thing for the first time.
Society is now one polished horde, Formed of two mighty tribes, The Bores and the Bored.
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
Blessed are the cracked, for they shall let in the light.
I'm not a genius. I'm just a tremendous bundle of experience.