The promise given was a necessity of the past: the word broken is a necessity of the present.
External nature is only internal nature writ large.
Light thinks it travels faster than anything but it is wrong. No matter how fast light travels, it finds the darkness has always got there first, and is waiting for it.
Give up trying to make me give up
The more you like yourself, the less you are like anyone else, which makes you unique.
Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not.
The people who are doing the work are the moving force behind the Macintosh. My job is to create a space for them, to clear out the rest of the organization and keep it at bay.
A hero cannot be a hero unless in a heroic world.
The greatness of a man is not in how much wealth he acquires, but in his integrity and his ability to affect those around him positively.
All satire is blind to the forces liberated by decay. Which is why total decay has absorbed the forces of satire.
The idea is to write it so that people hear it and it slides through the brain and goes straight to the heart.
People create stories create people; or rather stories create people create stories.
The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil and no good, nothing but blind pitiless indifference.
My government will be open. Anyone found guilty of corruption will be dealt with in accordance with the law. If you are corrupt you will have to hang your boots.
Science is not only compatible with spirituality; it is a profound source of spirituality.
I don't do drugs, I am drugs
Patriotism is usually stronger than class hatred, and always stronger than internationalism.
The fascination of shooting as a sport depends almost wholly on whether you are at the right or wrong end of the gun.
We can't become what we need to be by remaining what we are.
Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died.
If you talk bad about country music, it's like saying bad things about my momma. Them's fightin' words.