Common sense is the most widely shared commodity in the world, for every man is convinced that he is well supplied with it.
I could see that, if not actually disgruntled, he was far from being gruntled.
Blessed are the cracked, for they shall let in the light.
There are two things children should get from their parents: roots and wings.
I used to desire many, many things, but now I have just one desire, and thats to get rid of all my other desires.
I just want to retire before I go senile because if I don't retire before I go senile, then I'll do more damage than good at that point.
To forbid us anything is to make us have a mind for it.
The advantage of a bad memory is that one enjoys several times the same good thing for the first time.
The more you like yourself, the less you are like anyone else, which makes you unique.
Work is the rent you pay for the room you occupy on earth.
I am one of those who think like Nobel, that humanity will draw more good than evil from new discoveries.
In the increasingly convincing darkness the words become palpable, like a fruit that is too beautiful to eat.
Tradition becomes our security, and when the mind is secure it is in decay.
All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.
Patriotism is usually stronger than class hatred, and always stronger than internationalism.
A process cannot be understood by stopping it. Understanding must move with the flow of the process, must join it and flow with it.
Christmas to a child is the first terrible proof that to travel hopefully is better than to arrive.
By desiring little, a poor man makes himself rich.
The English contribution to world cuisine - the chip.
Good actions ennoble us, and we are the sons of our deeds.
Who the hell wants fourteen pairs of shoes when they go on holiday? I haven't had fourteen pairs in my life.