Liberty, according to my metaphysics is a self-determining power in an intellectual agent. It implies thought and choice and power.
New opinions are always suspected, and usually opposed, without any other reason but because they are not common.
An intellectual is a man who doesn't know how to park a bike.
Like religion, politics, and family planning, cereal is not a topic to be brought up in public. It's too controversial.
It is by no means an irrational fancy that, in a future existence, we shall look upon what we think our present existence, as a dream.
But some emotions don't make a lot of noise. It's hard to hear pride. Caring is real faint - like a heartbeat. And pure love why, some days it's so quiet, you don't even know it's there.
No flying machine will ever fly from New York to Paris.
We are all worms, but I do believe that I am a glow-worm.
The more intense the nature of a man, the more readily will he find meditation, and the more successfully will he practice it.
Common sense is the most widely shared commodity in the world, for every man is convinced that he is well supplied with it.
The word 'good' has many meanings. For example, if a man were to shoot his grandmother at a range of five hundred yards, I should call him a good shot, but not necessarily a good man.
Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas.
They have formed their own 4-H club - the hopeless, hysterical hypochondriacs of history.
I want to go ahead of Father Time with a scythe of my own.
All is disgust when a man leaves his own nature and does what is unfit.
At the bottom of enmity between strangers lies indifference.
Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works.
If from Society we learn to live Tis Solitude should teach us how to die; It hath no flatterers.
How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live.
You can have anything in this world you want, if you want it badly enough and you're willing to pay the price.
The keenest sorrow is to recognize ourselves as the sole cause of all our adversities.