I've had a perfectly wonderful evening, but this wasn't it.
Jests that give pains are not jests.
There is no such thing as a Christian child: only a child of Christian parents.
Christmas to a child is the first terrible proof that to travel hopefully is better than to arrive.
One's only rival is one's own potentialities. One's only failure is failing to live up to one's own possibilities. In this sense, every man can be a king, and must therefore be treated like a king.
In the rush for justice it is important not to lose sight of principles the country holds dear.
You are like my little dog; when people see you, they know I am nearby.
Your personal nature seeks its paradise.
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.
Everything is vague to a degree you do not realize till you have tried to make it precise.
Could be worse . . . I could be Sting.
The future ain't what it used to be.
Advice to intellectuals: let no-one represent you.
All honor's wounds are self-inflicted.
I've always had an obligation to creation, above all.
Go on, get out. Last words are for fools who haven't said enough.
All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.
I am not interested in picking up crumbs of compassion thrown from the table of someone who considers himself my master. I want the full menu of rights.
I don't do drugs, I am drugs
Self-esteem comes from being able to define the world in your own terms and refusing to abide by the judgments of others.
An idea is salvation by imagination