To the young people I say, you are a gift to your communities and indeed the world. You are our hope and our future.
All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.
The difficulty is to try and teach the multitude that something can be true and untrue at the same time.
Our greatest foes - and whom we must chiefly combat - are within.
Authority, without any condition and reservation, belongs to the nation.
Wisely, and slow. They stumble that run fast.
If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true is really true, there would be little hope of advance.
Anything that makes weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
The gift of words is the gift of deception and illusion.
Never accept a drink from a urologist.
At the bottom of enmity between strangers lies indifference.
No flying machine will ever fly from New York to Paris.
Once you label me you negate me.
Domination delegates the physical violence on which it rests to the dominated.
Too often we enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought.
There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything. And that is by making the other person want to do it.
Everyone is born a genius, but the process of living de-geniuses them.
Common looking people are the best in the world: that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.
Most ballet teachers in the United States are terrible. If they were in medicine, everyone would be poisoned.
We can't become what we need to be by remaining what we are.
You always admire what you really don't understand.