Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't.
Enthusiasm... the sustaining power of all great action.
Terrorism is the tactic of demanding the impossible, and demanding it at gunpoint.
A jug fills drop by drop.
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?
I can see in your eyes, I can see in your faces, I can see you cry. But what I want to say, there's no reason to cry. Do not, in the name of peace, go in the streets and riot.
I have only ever read one book in my life, and that is White Fang. It's so frightfully good I've never bothered to read another.
When people talk of the freedom of writing, speaking or thinking I cannot choose but laugh. No such thing ever existed. No such thing now exists; but I hope it will exist. But it must be hundreds of years after you and I shall write and speak no more.
It ain't over 'til it's over.
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.
The true test of a man's character is what he does when no one is watching.
A man can do what he wants, but not want what he wants.
You sort of start thinking anything's possible if you've got enough nerve.
If you never stop when you wave goodbye you just might find, if you give it time, you will wave hello again...
A great city is the place to escape the true drama of provincial life, and find solace in fantasy.
Before I speak, I have something important to say.
You don't have to be the Dalai Lama to tell people that life's about change.
Passion goes, Boredom remains.
The paranoid is never entirely mistaken.
All is disgust when a man leaves his own nature and does what is unfit.
There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts.