What is necessary to change a person is to change his awareness of himself.
Comedy is acting out optimism.
That which can be asserted without evidence, can be dismissed without evidence.
The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision.
Could be worse . . . I could be Sting.
The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.
All is mine but nothing owned, nothing owned for memory, and mine only while I look.
Sometimes glass glitters more than diamonds because it has more to prove.
All honor's wounds are self-inflicted.
Reverence does not die with mortals, nor does it perish whether they live or die.
Any product that needs a manual to work is broken.
Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead.
Don't tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.
All satire is blind to the forces liberated by decay. Which is why total decay has absorbed the forces of satire.
In the rush for justice it is important not to lose sight of principles the country holds dear.
Tomorrow is the most important thing in life. Comes into us at midnight very clean. It's perfect when it arrives and it puts itself in our hands. It hopes we've learned something from yesterday.
You hear a lot of dialogue on the death of the American family. Families aren't dying. They're merging into big conglomerates.
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.
I have great faith in fools; self-confidence my friends call it.
By desiring little, a poor man makes himself rich.