The death of a beautiful woman, is unquestionably the most poetical topic in the world.
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.
One of the great penalties those of us who live our lives in full view of the public must pay is the loss of that most cherished birthright of man's, privacy.
I have no idea. People who boast about their IQ are losers.
Learn to give, whether you have plenty or little, whether you are happy or in pain.
You’ll miss the best things if you keep your eyes shut.
Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point.
Could be worse . . . I could be Sting.
For a moment, nothing happened. Then, after a second or so, nothing continued to happen.
Common sense is the most widely shared commodity in the world, for every man is convinced that he is well supplied with it.
The imagination is not a state: it is the human existence itself.
Anything that makes weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
He alone, who owns the youth, gains the future.
Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas.
Women have the right to work wherever they want, as long as they have the dinner ready when you get home.
There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything. And that is by making the other person want to do it.
Genius is sorrow's child.
That which costs little is less valued.
Effective action is always unjust.
Advice to intellectuals: let no-one represent you.
Authority, without any condition and reservation, belongs to the nation.