To hell with circumstances; I create opportunities.
The poor are prevented from thinking by the discipline of others, the rich by their own.
Freedom lies in being bold.
Children show me in their playful smiles the divine in everyone.
New opinions are always suspected, and usually opposed, without any other reason but because they are not common.
It is piracy, not overt online music stores, which is our main competitor.
Talk low, talk slow and don't say too much.
Wine is wonderful stuff. But so many people are put off by the snobbery of it.
It's better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone.
In terms of an identity, an identity reflects an individuality, by definition. And, if there is a quality present, it is recognizable and it can be named. If you can't name it, it means you don't recognize it.
Prayer does not change God, but it changes him who prays.
A scientific man ought to have no wishes, no affections, - a mere heart of stone.
Radical simply means 'grasping things at the root'.
All that spirits desire, spirits attain.
Dare to risk public criticism.
Obsession is an attractive thing. People who are really, really interested and good at one thing and smart are attractive, if they're men.
You sort of start thinking anything's possible if you've got enough nerve.
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.
You can't deny laughter; when it comes, it plops down in your favorite chair and stays as long as it wants.
All is disgust when a man leaves his own nature and does what is unfit.
I sound my barbaric yawp over the rooftops of the world.