Comedy is acting out optimism.
A difference of opinion is what makes horse racing and missionaries.
Every man's memory is his private literature.
A process cannot be understood by stopping it. Understanding must move with the flow of the process, must join it and flow with it.
A man of honour should never forget what he is because he sees what others are.
You can have anything in this world you want, if you want it badly enough and you're willing to pay the price.
You hear a lot of dialogue on the death of the American family. Families aren't dying. They're merging into big conglomerates.
The paranoid is never entirely mistaken.
All satire is blind to the forces liberated by decay. Which is why total decay has absorbed the forces of satire.
Until we're educating every kid in a fantastic way, until every inner city is cleaned up, there is no shortage of things to do.
If you follow every dream, you might get lost.
Face the facts of being what you are, for that is what changes what you are.
Show love, compassion, protection & generosity to those who depend on you – in fact, to everyone.
All is disgust when a man leaves his own nature and does what is unfit.
Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died.
If information and knowledge are central to democracy, they are the conditions for development.
Delay always breeds danger. To protract a great design is often to ruin it.
The advantage of a bad memory is that one enjoys several times the same good thing for the first time.
Parents are usually more careful to bestow knowledge on their children rather than virtue, the art of speaking well rather than doing well; but their manners should be of the greatest concern.
No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another.
I've always had an obligation to creation, above all.