Deep in the human unconscious is a pervasive need for a logical universe that makes sense. But the real universe is always one step beyond logic.
I speak for the trees, for the trees have no tongues.
Charity ... is the opium of the privileged.
Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't.
Religion is like a knife: you can either use it to cut bread, or stick in someone's back.
My specialty is detached malevolence.
It is a process of diverting one's scattered forces into one powerful channel.
It ain't over 'til it's over.
As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.
If the world was perfect, it wouldn't be.
The cure for boredom is curiosity.There is no cure for curiosity.
You can have everything in life that you want if you just give enough other people what they want.
All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.
No flying machine will ever fly from New York to Paris.
You will always be fond of me. I represent to you all the sins you never had the courage to commit.
Forewarned, forearmed. To be prepared is half the victory.
We can't become what we need to be by remaining what we are.
In the United States today, we have more than our share of the nattering nabobs of negativism.
Sunlight is painting.
My loneliness was born when men praised my talkative faults and blamed my silent virtues.
Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world.