It's better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone.
A book is a mirror: if an ape looks into it an apostle is hardly likely to look out.
I'll always be poor in my mind.
Racism is a much more clandestine, much more hidden kind of phenomenon, but at the same time it's perhaps far more terrible than it's ever been.
Those who restrain desire do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained.
I may not be better than other people, but at least I'm different.
It ain't over 'til it's over.
The right of a nation to kill a tyrant in case of necessity can no more be doubted than to hang a robber, or kill a flea.
I like to think of myself at home in the armchair, writing, smoking and occasionally wandering down the shop.
The advantage of a bad memory is that one enjoys several times the same good thing for the first time.
I am not interested in picking up crumbs of compassion thrown from the table of someone who considers himself my master. I want the full menu of rights.
You hear a lot of dialogue on the death of the American family. Families aren't dying. They're merging into big conglomerates.
My idea of an agreeable person is a person who agrees with me.
I am not a saint, unless you think of a saint as a sinner who keeps on trying.
No temptation can gravitate to a man unless there is that in his heart which is capable of responding to it.
Nothing is black or white.
Enthusiasm... the sustaining power of all great action.
Patriotism is usually stronger than class hatred, and always stronger than internationalism.
The people I distrust most are those who want to improve our lives but have only one course of action.
Learn to give, whether you have plenty or little, whether you are happy or in pain.
I meant what I said and I said what I meant.