Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point.
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
In the increasingly convincing darkness the words become palpable, like a fruit that is too beautiful to eat.
Courage is grace under pressure.
The idea of freedom is inspiring. But what does it mean? If you are free in a political sense but have no food, what's that? The freedom to starve?
Surrealism is destructive, but it destroys only what it considers to be shackles limiting our vision.
Of puns it has been said that those who most dislike them are those who are least able to utter them.
Don't take the wrong side of an argument just because your opponent has taken the right side.
There is a real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment
All battles are fought by scared men who'd rather be some place else.
A toast, Jedediah, to love on my terms. Those are the only terms anybody ever knows - his own.
It is piracy, not overt online music stores, which is our main competitor.
A myth is an image in terms of which we try to make sense of the world.
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.
The paranoid is never entirely mistaken.
In the United States today, we have more than our share of the nattering nabobs of negativism.
Effective action is always unjust.
When the dog looks at you, the dog is not thinking what kind of a person you are. The dog is not judging you.
There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything. And that is by making the other person want to do it.
I love children, especially when they cry, for then someone takes them away.
The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.