What is necessary to change a person is to change his awareness of himself.
A moral being is one who is capable of reflecting on his past actions and their motives - of approving of some and disapproving of others
An idea is salvation by imagination
Experience without theory is blind, but theory without experience is mere intellectual play.
Jests that give pains are not jests.
Before I speak, I have something important to say.
The cure for boredom is curiosity.There is no cure for curiosity.
Being sober on a bus is, like, totally different than being drunk on a bus.
Like religion, politics, and family planning, cereal is not a topic to be brought up in public. It's too controversial.
A book is a mirror: if an ape looks into it an apostle is hardly likely to look out.
Obsession is an attractive thing. People who are really, really interested and good at one thing and smart are attractive, if they're men.
I don't do drugs, I am drugs
The right of a nation to kill a tyrant in case of necessity can no more be doubted than to hang a robber, or kill a flea.
I apologize for lying to you. I promise I won't deceive you except in matters of this sort.
I don't try to imagine a personal god; it suffices to stand in awe at the structure of the world, insofar as it allows our inadequate senses to appreciate it.
In the United States today, we have more than our share of the nattering nabobs of negativism.
Freedom is from within.
I got rabies shots for biting the head off a bat but that`s OK - the bat had to get Ozzy shots.
Each soul is potentially divine.
By desiring little, a poor man makes himself rich.
I have only ever read one book in my life, and that is White Fang. It's so frightfully good I've never bothered to read another.