The secret of being a bore is to tell everything.
Liberty, according to my metaphysics is a self-determining power in an intellectual agent. It implies thought and choice and power.
Patriotism is usually stronger than class hatred, and always stronger than internationalism.
Certainty? In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes.
Reverence does not die with mortals, nor does it perish whether they live or die.
Humility is attentive patience.
When we are no longer able to change a situation - we are challenged to change ourselves.
The mind is a superb instrument if used rightly. Used wrongly, however, it becomes very destructive. To put it more accurately... you usually don't use it at all. It uses you.
Self-esteem comes from being able to define the world in your own terms and refusing to abide by the judgments of others.
After all, science is essentially international, and it is only through lack of the historical sense that national qualities have been attributed to it.
There are two things children should get from their parents: roots and wings.
Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point.
If information and knowledge are central to democracy, they are the conditions for development.
There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.
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!
I meant what I said and I said what I meant.
The paranoid is never entirely mistaken.
Trying to define yourself is like trying to bite your own teeth.
Effective action is always unjust.
There is no real ending. It's just the place where you stop the story.
I've got a woman's ability to stick to a job and get on with it when everyone else walks off and leaves it.