I can bear any pain as long as it has meaning.
I meant what I said and I said what I meant.
Worry is the interest paid by those who borrow trouble.
He who surpasses or subdues mankind must look down on the hate of those below.
Common sense is the most widely shared commodity in the world, for every man is convinced that he is well supplied with it.
When something is important enough, you do it even if the odds are not in your favor.
Effective action is always unjust.
I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet.
It is the story that owns and directs us. It is the thing that makes us different from cattle; it is the mark on the face that sets one people apart from their neighbors.
In order to be irreplaceable, one must always be different.
My specialty is detached malevolence.
When the dog looks at you, the dog is not thinking what kind of a person you are. The dog is not judging you.
Circumstances do not make the man, they reveal him.
He who never made a mistake, never made a discovery.
For a moment, nothing happened. Then, after a second or so, nothing continued to happen.
The bat thought I was giving him the kiss of life!
If the misery of the poor be caused not by the laws of nature, but by our institutions, great is our sin.
As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.
You can have everything in life that you want if you just give enough other people what they want.
The secret of being a bore is to tell everything.
The mystery of the beginning of all things is insoluble by us; and I for one must be content to remain an agnostic