When people talk of the freedom of writing, speaking or thinking I cannot choose but laugh. No such thing ever existed. No such thing now exists; but I hope it will exist. But it must be hundreds of years after you and I shall write and speak no more.
All men are liable to error; and most men are, in many points, by passion or interest, under temptation to it.
The gift of words is the gift of deception and illusion.
The joke of our time is the suicide of intention.
Talk low, talk slow and don't say too much.
Racism is a much more clandestine, much more hidden kind of phenomenon, but at the same time it's perhaps far more terrible than it's ever been.
Ah just act the way ah feel.
No matter how thin you slice it, there will always be two sides.
Don't tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.
Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us.
For a moment, nothing happened. Then, after a second or so, nothing continued to happen.
Our greatest foes - and whom we must chiefly combat - are within.
Human decency is not derived from religion. It precedes it.
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.
When you get to a certain age, there is no coming back.
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
What's with you men? Would hair stop growing on your chest if you asked directions somewhere?
Women have the right to work wherever they want, as long as they have the dinner ready when you get home.
As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.
Tradition becomes our security, and when the mind is secure it is in decay.
Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas.