Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel.
The mind that finds its way to wild places is the poet's; but the mind that never finds its way back is the lunatic's.
The American people should be made aware of the trend toward monopolization of the great public information vehicles and the concentration of more and more power over public opinion in fewer and fewer hands.
There's real poetry in the real world. Science is the poetry of reality
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.
When people start asking you to do the same thing over and over again, that's when you know you're way too close to something that you don't want to be near.
Moonlight is sculpture.
Radical simply means 'grasping things at the root'.
In the increasingly convincing darkness the words become palpable, like a fruit that is too beautiful to eat.
Religion is like a knife: you can either use it to cut bread, or stick in someone's back.
We can work together for a better world with men and women of goodwill, those who radiate the intrinsic goodness of humankind.
Airplane travel is nature's way of making you look like your passport photo.
There is no such thing as a Christian child: only a child of Christian parents.
The two offices of memory are collection and distribution.
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 must uphold my ideals, for perhaps the time will come when I shall be able to carry them out.
All honor's wounds are self-inflicted.
Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works.
Once you label me you negate me.
Purity of heart is to will one thing.
No flying machine will ever fly from New York to Paris.