If information and knowledge are central to democracy, they are the conditions for development.
I just want to retire before I go senile because if I don't retire before I go senile, then I'll do more damage than good at that point.
Domination delegates the physical violence on which it rests to the dominated.
Common sense is not so common.
Get off your butt and join the Marines!
In order to be irreplaceable, one must always be different.
Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense.
The more intense the nature of a man, the more readily will he find meditation, and the more successfully will he practice it.
One's only rival is one's own potentialities. One's only failure is failing to live up to one's own possibilities. In this sense, every man can be a king, and must therefore be treated like a king.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
There are no good girls gone wrong - just bad girls found out.
Sometimes glass glitters more than diamonds because it has more to prove.
All that spirits desire, spirits attain.
I could see that, if not actually disgruntled, he was far from being gruntled.
One of the great penalties those of us who live our lives in full view of the public must pay is the loss of that most cherished birthright of man's, privacy.
After all, science is essentially international, and it is only through lack of the historical sense that national qualities have been attributed to it.
The right of a nation to kill a tyrant in case of necessity can no more be doubted than to hang a robber, or kill a flea.
If everything isn't black and white, I say, 'Why the hell not?'
By desiring little, a poor man makes himself rich.
The keenest sorrow is to recognize ourselves as the sole cause of all our adversities.
We do not have to visit a madhouse to find disordered minds; our planet is the mental institution of the universe.