The hardest thing to explain is the glaringly evident which everybody has decided not to see.
I must not write a word to you about politics, because you are a woman.
Do it again on the next verse, and people think you meant it.
Self-esteem comes from being able to define the world in your own terms and refusing to abide by the judgments of others.
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.
All is mine but nothing owned, nothing owned for memory, and mine only while I look.
All honor's wounds are self-inflicted.
You’ll miss the best things if you keep your eyes shut.
Who are you to judge the life I live? I know I'm not perfect-and I don't live to be-but before you start pointing fingers... make sure your hands are clean!
All satire is blind to the forces liberated by decay. Which is why total decay has absorbed the forces of satire.
Freedom lies in being bold.
At the bottom of enmity between strangers lies indifference.
In terms of an identity, an identity reflects an individuality, by definition. And, if there is a quality present, it is recognizable and it can be named. If you can't name it, it means you don't recognize it.
The difficulty is to try and teach the multitude that something can be true and untrue at the same time.
Nothing is black or white.
If you've got them by the balls their hearts and minds will follow.
Do unto those downstream as you would have those upstream do unto you.
I don't do drugs, I am drugs
If you talk bad about country music, it's like saying bad things about my momma. Them's fightin' words.
In just six weeks from the time the design was started, we had the motor on the block testing its power.
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.