All battles are fought by scared men who'd rather be some place else.
The future ain't what it used to be.
How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live.
Domination delegates the physical violence on which it rests to the dominated.
To the young people I say, you are a gift to your communities and indeed the world. You are our hope and our future.
Television is chewing gum for the eyes.
All the perplexities, confusion and distress in America arise, not from defects in their Constitution or Confederation, not from want of honor or virtue, so much as from the downright ignorance of the nature of coin, credit and circulation.
For the meaning of life differs from man to man, from day to day and from hour to hour. What matters, therefore, is not the meaning of life in general but rather the specific meaning of a person's life at a given moment.
If a dog will not come to you after having looked you in the face, you should go home and examine your conscience.
One must judge men not by their opinions, but by what their opinions have made of them.
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.
What do you despise? By this are you truly known.
A book is a mirror: if an ape looks into it an apostle is hardly likely to look out.
Will and intellect are one and the same thing.
Do unto those downstream as you would have those upstream do unto you.
Genius is sorrow's child.
Fashion changes, but style endures.
My specialty is detached malevolence.
Any non-commissioned officer is more of an enemy to a recruit, any schoolmaster to a pupil, then they are if they were free.
I used to desire many, many things, but now I have just one desire, and thats to get rid of all my other desires.
Real stupidity beats artificial intelligence every time.