Don't take the wrong side of an argument just because your opponent has taken the right side.
If from Society we learn to live Tis Solitude should teach us how to die; It hath no flatterers.
Hollywood brides keep the bouquets and throw away the grooms.
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.
Could be worse . . . I could be Sting.
The battle for women's rights has been largely won.
The keenest sorrow is to recognize ourselves as the sole cause of all our adversities.
You sort of start thinking anything's possible if you've got enough nerve.
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.
If a dog will not come to you after having looked you in the face, you should go home and examine your conscience.
Many have had their greatness made for them by their enemies.
You can't deny laughter; when it comes, it plops down in your favorite chair and stays as long as it wants.
Freedom is from within.
A moral being is one who is capable of reflecting on his past actions and their motives - of approving of some and disapproving of others
The people who are doing the work are the moving force behind the Macintosh. My job is to create a space for them, to clear out the rest of the organization and keep it at bay.
The thing I lose patience with the most is the clock. Its hands move too fast
How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live.
A scientific man ought to have no wishes, no affections, - a mere heart of stone.
I may not be better than other people, but at least I'm different.
I hope I shall possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an honest man.
I love children, especially when they cry, for then someone takes them away.