The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew.
I want to sing like the birds sing, not worrying about who hears or what they think.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Deep in the human unconscious is a pervasive need for a logical universe that makes sense. But the real universe is always one step beyond logic.
Memory... is an internal rumour.
People think I'm a miserable sod but it's only because I get asked such bloody miserable questions.
I apologize for lying to you. I promise I won't deceive you except in matters of this sort.
Anxiety is the dizziness of freedom.
Anger makes dull men witty, but it keeps them poor.
Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so you shall become. Your vision is the promise of what you shall one day be; your ideal is the prophecy of what you shall at last unveil.
I find it rather easy to portray a businessman. Being bland, rather cruel and incompetent comes naturally to me.
Dress shabbily and they remember the dress; dress impeccably and they remember the woman.
The imagination is not a state: it is the human existence itself.
In the United States today, we have more than our share of the nattering nabobs of negativism.
There are no facts, only interpretations.
Face the facts of being what you are, for that is what changes what you are.
Give up trying to make me give up
Authority, without any condition and reservation, belongs to the nation.
If the misery of the poor be caused not by the laws of nature, but by our institutions, great is our sin.
You will always be fond of me. I represent to you all the sins you never had the courage to commit.
Parents wonder why the streams are bitter, when they themselves have poisoned the fountain.