It is a process of diverting one's scattered forces into one powerful channel.
Fashion changes, but style endures.
There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything. And that is by making the other person want to do it.
Animals, whom we have made our slaves, we do not like to consider our equal.
Charity ... is the opium of the privileged.
Trying to define yourself is like trying to bite your own teeth.
If the world was perfect, it wouldn't be.
Everything beautiful has a mark of eternity.
To be rooted is perhaps the most important and least recognized need of the human soul.
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.
Any non-commissioned officer is more of an enemy to a recruit, any schoolmaster to a pupil, then they are if they were free.
The idea of freedom is inspiring. But what does it mean? If you are free in a political sense but have no food, what's that? The freedom to starve?
The American people should be made aware of the trend toward monopolization of the great public information vehicles and the concentration of more and more power over public opinion in fewer and fewer hands.
All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.
All satire is blind to the forces liberated by decay. Which is why total decay has absorbed the forces of satire.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
Humility is attentive patience.
To hell with circumstances; I create opportunities.
An intense anticipation itself transforms possibility into reality; our desires being often but precursors of the things which we are capable of performing.
Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not.
As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.