New opinions are always suspected, and usually opposed, without any other reason but because they are not common.
Like religion, politics, and family planning, cereal is not a topic to be brought up in public. It's too controversial.
Freedom is from within.
Genius is sorrow's child.
Modesty and conscientiousness receive their reward only in novels. In life they are exploited and then shoved aside.
It is piracy, not overt online music stores, which is our main competitor.
Enthusiasm... the sustaining power of all great action.
The future ain't what it used to be.
All of us have moments in our lives that test our courage. Taking children into a house with a white carpet is one of them.
I sound my barbaric yawp over the rooftops of the world.
He who surpasses or subdues mankind must look down on the hate of those below.
You hear a lot of dialogue on the death of the American family. Families aren't dying. They're merging into big conglomerates.
The last of human freedoms - the ability to chose one's attitude in a given set of circumstances.
It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.
I speak for the trees, for the trees have no tongues.
Keep things at arm's length... If you let anything come too near you want to hold on to it. And there is nothing a man can hold on to.
Christmas to a child is the first terrible proof that to travel hopefully is better than to arrive.
Worry is the interest paid by those who borrow trouble.
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.
The gift of words is the gift of deception and illusion.
If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn't sit for a month.