Liberty, according to my metaphysics is a self-determining power in an intellectual agent. It implies thought and choice and power.
Fear may come true that which one is afraid of.
It is piracy, not overt online music stores, which is our main competitor.
Everything is vague to a degree you do not realize till you have tried to make it precise.
Good actions ennoble us, and we are the sons of our deeds.
With me poetry has not been a purpose, but a passion.
We do not have to visit a madhouse to find disordered minds; our planet is the mental institution of the universe.
My idea of an agreeable person is a person who agrees with me.
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
A toast, Jedediah, to love on my terms. Those are the only terms anybody ever knows - his own.
Anxiety is the dizziness of freedom.
Abuse of words has been the great instrument of sophistry and chicanery, of party, faction, and division of society.
Being unwanted, unloved, uncared for, forgotten by everybody, I think that is a much greater hunger, a much greater poverty than the person who has nothing to eat.
Every time you are tempted to react in the same old way, ask if you want to be a prisoner of the past or a pioneer of the future.
Will and intellect are one and the same thing.
I sound my barbaric yawp over the rooftops of the world.
In the rush for justice it is important not to lose sight of principles the country holds dear.
Certainty? In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes.
There are no facts, only interpretations.
Laziness never arrived at the attainment of a good wish.
So many women just don't know how great they really are. They come to us all vogue outside and vague on the inside.