He alone, who owns the youth, gains the future.
Passion goes, Boredom remains.
Religion and art spring from the same root and are close kin. Economics and art are strangers.
It is wonderful when you don't have the fear, and a lot of the time I don't ... I focus on what needs to be done instead.
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.
It seldom happens that any felicity comes so pure as not to be tempered and allayed by some mixture of sorrow.
It is piracy, not overt online music stores, which is our main competitor.
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.
Sunlight is painting.
Many have had their greatness made for them by their enemies.
We are all worms, but I do believe that I am a glow-worm.
A good liar must have a good memory.
Common sense is the most widely shared commodity in the world, for every man is convinced that he is well supplied with 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.
A hero cannot be a hero unless in a heroic world.
You can have everything in life that you want if you just give enough other people what they want.
New opinions are always suspected, and usually opposed, without any other reason but because they are not common.
The idea of freedom is inspiring. But what does it mean? If you are free in a political sense but have no food, what's that? The freedom to starve?
The cloud is free only to go with the wind. The rain is free only in falling.
There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts.
An original idea. That can't be too hard. The library must be full of them.