Everything beautiful has a mark of eternity.
Gold and silver from the dead turn often into lead.
The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew.
Christmas to a child is the first terrible proof that to travel hopefully is better than to arrive.
Humility is attentive patience.
If from Society we learn to live Tis Solitude should teach us how to die; It hath no flatterers.
We can't become what we need to be by remaining what we are.
The two offices of memory are collection and distribution.
In the United States today, we have more than our share of the nattering nabobs of negativism.
Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense.
The good times of today are the sad thoughts of tomorrow.
I am dying from the treatment of too many physicians.
Once you label me you negate me.
Terrorism is the tactic of demanding the impossible, and demanding it at gunpoint.
Animals, whom we have made our slaves, we do not like to consider our equal.
Computers are useless. They can only give you answers.
Moonlight is sculpture.
Domination delegates the physical violence on which it rests to the dominated.
They have formed their own 4-H club - the hopeless, hysterical hypochondriacs of history.
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.
The difficulty is to try and teach the multitude that something can be true and untrue at the same time.