Common sense is the most widely shared commodity in the world, for every man is convinced that he is well supplied with it.
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.
You just have to keep on doing what you do. It's the lesson I get from my husband; he just says, Keep going. Start by starting.
You hear a lot of dialogue on the death of the American family. Families aren't dying. They're merging into big conglomerates.
The keenest sorrow is to recognize ourselves as the sole cause of all our adversities.
Tradition becomes our security, and when the mind is secure it is in decay.
There's no such thing as perfect writing, just like there's no such thing as perfect despair.
I used to desire many, many things, but now I have just one desire, and thats to get rid of all my other desires.
An idea is salvation by imagination
If information and knowledge are central to democracy, they are the conditions for development.
I fully realize that no wealth or position can long endure, unless built upon truth and justice; therefore, I will engage in no transaction which does not benefit all whom it affects.
Go on, get out. Last words are for fools who haven't said enough.
An intense anticipation itself transforms possibility into reality; our desires being often but precursors of the things which we are capable of performing.
An intellectual is a man who doesn't know how to park a bike.
If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and man.
The idea of freedom is inspiring. But what does it mean? If you are free in a political sense but have no food, what's that? The freedom to starve?
Each soul is potentially divine.
The word 'good' has many meanings. For example, if a man were to shoot his grandmother at a range of five hundred yards, I should call him a good shot, but not necessarily a good man.
To hell with circumstances; I create opportunities.
He who never made a mistake, never made a discovery.
Charity ... is the opium of the privileged.