Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel.
There's real poetry in the real world. Science is the poetry of reality
When I had nothing to lose, I had everything. When I stopped being who I am, I found myself.
Children are a wonderful gift. They have an extraordinary capacity to see into the heart of things and to expose sham and humbug for what they are.
I've had a perfectly wonderful evening, but this wasn't it.
In order to be irreplaceable, one must always be different.
Light thinks it travels faster than anything but it is wrong. No matter how fast light travels, it finds the darkness has always got there first, and is waiting for it.
It's sad when someone you know becomes someone you knew.
All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.
You can have everything in life that you want if you just give enough other people what they want.
Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know of us.
A stale article, if you dip it in a good, warm, sunny smile, will go off better than a fresh one that you've scowled upon.
A man can do what he wants, but not want what he wants.
The paranoid is never entirely mistaken.
Get off your butt and join the Marines!
As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.
Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world.
Anything that makes weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything. And that is by making the other person want to do it.
I used to desire many, many things, but now I have just one desire, and thats to get rid of all my other desires.
To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan; you should wear it inside, where it functions best.