In the intellectual order, the virtue of humility is nothing more nor less than the power of attention.
Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so.
All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.
It is not fair to ask of others what you are not willing to do yourself.
All battles are fought by scared men who'd rather be some place else.
I speak for the trees, for the trees have no tongues.
You can have everything in life that you want if you just give enough other people what they want.
I'm not a genius. I'm just a tremendous bundle of experience.
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.
Could be worse . . . I could be Sting.
We need to keep hope alive and strive to do better.
The day of individual happiness has passed
He who never made a mistake, never made a discovery.
The people I distrust most are those who want to improve our lives but have only one course of action.
Authority, without any condition and reservation, belongs to the nation.
The fascination of shooting as a sport depends almost wholly on whether you are at the right or wrong end of the gun.
I find it rather easy to portray a businessman. Being bland, rather cruel and incompetent comes naturally to me.
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.
If from Society we learn to live Tis Solitude should teach us how to die; It hath no flatterers.
It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.
I got rabies shots for biting the head off a bat but that`s OK - the bat had to get Ozzy shots.